Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/oxtū

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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 *oḱtṓw.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

Proto-Celtic cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : *oxtū
    Ordinal : *oxtūmetos

*oxtū

  1. eight

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Brythonic: *üiθ
    • Old Breton: eith
    • Cornish: eth
    • Old Welsh: oith
  • Old Irish: ocht