Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/bereti

Asterisk.svg
This Proto-Celtic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-CelticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰéreti.

VerbEdit

*bereti

  1. to carry, bear
  2. to flow

InflectionEdit

Thematic present, ā-future, t-preterite, ā-subjunctive
Active voice
Present Imperfect Future Preterite
1st singular *berū *berennem *bibrām *bertū
2nd singular *beresi *berītū *bibrāsi *bertes
3rd singular *bereti *bere(to) *bibrāti *bert
1st plural *beromu *beremmets *bibrāmes *bertomu
2nd plural *berete *beretes, *bereswīs *bibrāte *bertete
3rd plural *beronti *berentets *bibrānti *bertont
Pres. subjunctive Past subjunctive Imperative
1st singular *berām *berānnem
2nd singular *berāsi *berātū *berī
3rd singular *berāti *berā(to) *beret
1st plural *berāmes *berāmmets *beromu
2nd plural *berāte *berātes, *berāswīs *beretīs
3rd plural *berānti *berāntets *beront
Passive voice
Present Imperfect Future Preterite
1st singular *berūr *bibrār
2nd singular *beretar *bibrātar
3rd singular *beretor *beretey *bibrātor *brito
1st plural *berommor *bibrāmmor
2nd plural *beredwe *bibrādwe
3rd plural *berontor *berentits *bibrāntor *britūnts
Pres. subjunctive Past subjunctive Imperative
1st singular *berār
2nd singular *berātar *beretar
3rd singular *berātor *beror
1st plural *berāmmor *berommor
2nd plural *berādwe *beredwe
3rd plural *berāntor *berontor

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Brythonic: *bėrɨd
    • Middle Welsh: beru
    • Middle Breton: beraff
  • Old Irish: beirid