Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/kareti

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This Proto-Celtic entry contains reconstructed terms 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 *keh₂-.

VerbEdit

*kareti

  1. to desire, to wish

InflectionEdit

Thematic present, suffixless preterite
Active voice
Present Imperfect Future Preterite
1st singular *karū *karennem ? ?
2nd singular *karesi *karītū ? ?
3rd singular *kareti *kare(to) ? ?
1st plural *karomos *karemmets ? ?
2nd plural *karete *karetes, *kareswīs ? ?
3rd plural *karonti *karentets ? ?
Pres. subjunctive Past subjunctive Imperative
1st singular ? ?
2nd singular ? ? *kare
3rd singular ? ? *karetou
1st plural ? ? *karomos
2nd plural ? ? *karete
3rd plural ? ? *karontou
Passive voice
Present Imperfect Future Preterite
1st singular *karūr ?
2nd singular *karetar ?
3rd singular *karetor *karetey ? ?
1st plural *karommor ?
2nd plural *karedwe ?
3rd plural *karontor *karentits ? ?
Pres. subjunctive Past subjunctive Imperative
1st singular ?
2nd singular ?
3rd singular ?
1st plural ?
2nd plural ?
3rd plural ?

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Brythonic: *karɨd
  • Old Irish: caraid, ·cara
  • Celtiberian: Kara-
  • Gaulish: Caro-, -carus