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 *morǵ- (frontier, border). Cognate with Latin margo (border, edge), Proto-Germanic *markō (border, region), Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬀 (marəza, frontier).

Noun edit

*mrogis f[1][2]

  1. border, borderland, march, mark
  2. region, country, territory, province

Declension edit

Masculine/feminine i-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *mrogis *mrogī *mrogīs
vocative *mrogi *mrogī *mrogīs
accusative *mrogim *mrogī *mrogims
genitive *mrogeis *mrogyow *mrogyom
dative *mrogei *mrogibom *mrogibos
locative *mrogei *? *?
instrumental *mrogī *mrogibim *mrogibis

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) “*mrogi-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 280
  2. ^ Koch, John (2004) “*mrogi-”, in English–Proto-Celtic Word-list with attested comparanda[1], University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, page 43
  3. ^ Delamarre, Xavier (2003) “brog(i)-”, in Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise: une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental [Dictionary of the Gaulish language: A linguistic approach to Old Continental Celtic] (Collection des Hespérides; 9), 2nd edition, Éditions Errance, →ISBN, page 91