Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/brokkos

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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

Unknown.[1] Possible cognate with Old High German braccho (sniffer dog).[2]

NounEdit

*brokkos m

  1. badger

DeclensionEdit

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *brokkos *brokkou *brokkoi
vocative *brokke *brokkou *brokkūs
accusative *brokkom *brokkou *brokkūs
genitive *brokkī *brokkous *brokkom
dative *brokkūi *brokkobom *brokkobos
instrumental *brokkū *brokkobim *brokkobis

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Brythonic: *brox
    • Middle Breton: broc'h
    • Old Cornish: broch
    • Middle Welsh: broch
  • Primitive Irish: ᚁᚏᚑᚉᚔ (broci, genitive)
  • Gaulish: broco-, *brokkos
    • → Latin: broccus (buck-teeth) (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*brokko-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 80
  2. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2006), “Gemination and Allomorphy in the Proto-Germanic Stems: Bottom and Rime”, in Amsterdamer Beiträge zur älteren Germanistik[1], volume 61, issue 1, pages 17-25