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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 *wēs, a variant form of *wos, the oblique plural of *túh₂ (you).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

*swīs (singular *tū)

  1. you pl

Derived termsEdit

  • *swiswis

DescendantsEdit

  • Brythonic: *hwi
    • Old Breton: hui
    • Cornish: hwi, why
    • Old Welsh: hui
  • Old Irish: síi,
  • Gaulish: suis[1]

From reduplicated form *swiswis:

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