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 *médʰu.

Noun edit

*medu n

  1. mead

Inflection edit

Neuter u-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *medu *medū *medwā
vocative *medu *medū *medwā
accusative *medu *medū *medwā
genitive *medous *medous *medowom
dative *medou *medubom *medubos
locative *? *? *?
instrumental *medū *medubim *medubis

Descendants edit

  • Brythonic: *með
    • Middle Breton: mez
    • Cornish: medh
    • Middle Welsh: medd
  • Old Irish: mid
  • Gaulish: medu