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Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/dusnos

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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 *dʰews-,[1] further to *dʰewh₂-. Cognate Latin fuscus and Old English dox.

AdjectiveEdit

*dusnos[1]

  1. dark, brown

InflectionEdit

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *dusnos *dusnou *dusnoi
vocative *dusne *dusnou *dusnūs
accusative *dusnom *dusnou *dusnūs
genitive *dusnī *dusnous *dusnom
dative *dusnūi *dusnobom *dusnobos
instrumental *dusnū *dusnobim *dusnobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *dusnā *dusnai *dusnās
vocative *dusnā *dusnai *dusnās
accusative *dusnam *dusnai *dusnās
genitive *dusnās *dusnous *dusnom
dative *dusnai *dusnābom *dusnābos
instrumental *? *dusnābim *dusnābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *dusnom *dusnou *dusnā
vocative *dusnom *dusnou *dusnā
accusative *dusnom *dusnou *dusnā
genitive *dusnī *dusnous *dusnom
dative *dusnūi *dusnobom *dusnobos
instrumental *dusnū *dusnobim *dusnobis

DescendantsEdit

  • Old Irish: donn
  • Middle Welsh: dwnn

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*dusno-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 109