Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/ganskyos

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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

Possibly from earlier *kankskyos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱank-sḱ-, from *ḱank- (branch)[1]. Cognate with Gothic 𐌷𐍉𐌷𐌰 (hōha, plough), Lithuanian šakà (branch), Old East Slavic соха (soxa, stake, club, brace, plough), Old Armenian ցախ (cʿax, branch, twig), Sanskrit शाखा (śā́khā), Persian شاخ(šâx, branch).

NounEdit

*ganskyos m

  1. branch, twig

DeclensionEdit

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *kankyos *kankyou *kankyoi
vocative *kankye *kankyou *kankyūs
accusative *kankyom *kankyou *kankyoms
genitive *kankyī *kankyous *kankyom
dative *kankyūi *kankyobom *kankyobos
instrumental *kankyū *kankyobim *kankyobis

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q., The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford Linguistics), New York: Oxford University Press, 2006, →ISBN, page 157
  2. ^ Strachan, John, “The compensatory lengthening of vowels in Irish”, in Philological Society (Great Britain)[1], 1898, page 252: “gésca 'branch' = *cancscaio”
  3. ^ Roberts, Edward A., A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, 2014, →ISBN, page 798