Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/nouyos

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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 *néwos, *néwyos.

AdjectiveEdit

*nouyos

  1. new

InflectionEdit

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *nowyos *nowyou *nowyoi
vocative *nowye *nowyou *nowyūs
accusative *nowyom *nowyou *nowyoms
genitive *nowyī *nowyous *nowyom
dative *nowyūi *nowyobom *nowyobos
instrumental *nowyū *nowyobim *nowyobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *nowyā *nowyai *nowyās
vocative *nowyā *nowyai *nowyās
accusative *nowyam *nowyai *nowyams
genitive *nowyās *nowyous *nowyom
dative *nowyai *nowyābom *nowyābos
instrumental *? *nowyābim *nowyābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *nowyom *nowyou *nowyā
vocative *nowyom *nowyou *nowyā
accusative *nowyom *nowyou *nowyā
genitive *nowyī *nowyous *nowyom
dative *nowyūi *nowyobom *nowyobos
instrumental *nowyū *nowyobim *nowyobis

DescendantsEdit

  • Brythonic: *newɨð
    • Breton: nevez
    • Cornish: newyth
    • Welsh: newydd
  • Old Irish: núa
  • Gaulish: *novios (in many Roman place names)