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-Celtic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥d-, weak stem of *ḱḗr.

Noun edit

*kridyom n

  1. heart (physical or emotional)
  2. center, focus
  3. love, dear one
  4. valour

Declension edit

Neuter o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *kridyom *kridyou *kridyā
vocative *kridyom *kridyou *kridyā
accusative *kridyom *kridyou *kridyā
genitive *kridyī *kridyous *kridyom
dative *kridyūi *kridyobom *kridyobos
locative *kridyei *? *?
instrumental *kridyū *kridyobim *kridyūis

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Brythonic: *krėð
  • Old Irish: cride