Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/dubus

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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

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ- (black). Cognate with English deaf

AdjectiveEdit

*dubus

  1. black

InflectionEdit

U-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *dubus *dubū *dubowes
vocative *dubu *dubū *dubūs
accusative *dubum *dubū *dubums
genitive *dubous *dubous *dubowom
dative *dubou *dububom *dububos
instrumental *dubū *dububim *dububis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *dubus *dubū *dubowes
vocative *dubu *dubū *dubūs
accusative *dubum *dubū *dubums
genitive *dubous *dubous *dubowom
dative *dubou *dububom *dububos
instrumental *dubū *dububim *dububis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *dubu *dubū *dubwā
vocative *dubu *dubū *dubwā
accusative *dubu *dubū *dubwā
genitive *dubous *dubous *dubowom
dative *dubou *dububom *dububos
instrumental *dubū *dububim *dububis

DescendantsEdit

  • Brythonic: *duβ
    • Breton: du
    • Cornish: du
    • Welsh: du
  • Old Irish: dub