Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/

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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 *ḱwṓ.

NounEdit

*kū m

  1. dog
  2. wolf

DeclensionEdit

Masculine/feminine consonant stem
singular dual plural
nominative *kū *kune *kunes
vocative *kū *kune *kunes
accusative *kunam *kune *kunams
genitive *kunos *kunou *kunom
dative *kunē *kunobom *kunobos
instrumental *kune? *kunobim *kunobis

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Brythonic: *ki
    • Middle Breton: ci, qui
      • Breton: ki
    • Old Cornish: ci
    • Middle Welsh: ci, ki
  • Primitive Irish: ᚉᚒᚅᚐ (cuna)