Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/māros

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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 *moh₁ros (great), o-grade from the root *meh₁- (to measure). Cognate with Ancient Greek -μωρος (-mōros, mighty), Proto-Germanic *mērijaz (renowned, famous, great), Old Church Slavonic мѣръ (měrŭ, great).

AdjectiveEdit

*māros

  1. big, great
    Antonym: *bikkos

InflectionEdit

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *māros *mārou *māroi
vocative *māre *mārou *mārūs
accusative *mārom *mārou *māroms
genitive *mārī *mārous *mārom
dative *mārūi *mārobom *mārobos
instrumental *mārū *mārobim *mārobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *mārā *mārai *mārās
vocative *mārā *mārai *mārās
accusative *māram *mārai *mārams
genitive *mārās *mārous *mārom
dative *mārai *mārābom *mārābos
instrumental *? *mārābim *mārābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *mārom *mārou *mārā
vocative *mārom *mārou *mārā
accusative *mārom *mārou *mārā
genitive *mārī *mārous *mārom
dative *mārūi *mārobom *mārobos
instrumental *mārū *mārobim *mārobis

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • *māyos (comparative (irregular))
    • Breton: mui
    • Cornish: moy
    • Welsh: mwy
    • Old Irish: móu, máo
      • Irish:
      • Scottish Gaelic:

DescendantsEdit