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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 *tégus.

AdjectiveEdit

*tegus

  1. thick

DeclensionEdit

U-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *tegus *tegū *tegowes
vocative *tegu *tegū *tegūs
accusative *tegum *tegū *tegūs
genitive *tegous *tegous *tegowom
dative *tegou *tegubom *tegubos
instrumental *tegū *tegubim *tegubis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *tegus *tegū *tegowes
vocative *tegu *tegū *tegūs
accusative *tegum *tegū *tegūs
genitive *tegous *tegous *tegowom
dative *tegou *tegubom *tegubos
instrumental *tegū *tegubim *tegubis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *tegu *tegū *tegwā
vocative *tegu *tegū *tegwā
accusative *tegu *tegū *tegwā
genitive *tegous *tegous *tegowom
dative *tegou *tegubom *tegubos
instrumental *tegū *tegubim *tegubis

DescendantsEdit

  • Brythonic: *teɣ
    • Middle Breton: teo, teu
    • Cornish: tew
    • Old Welsh: teu
  • Old Irish: tiug