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Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/wēros

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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.

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Proto-CelticEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *weh₁iros (turned, twisted), from *weh₁y- (to twist, wrap).[1] Cognate with Proto-Germanic *wīraz (wire).

AdjectiveEdit

*wēros[1]

  1. crooked

InflectionEdit

O/ā-stem
masculine singular dual plural
nominative *wēros *wērou *wēroi
vocative *wēre *wērou *wērūs
accusative *wērom *wērou *wērūs
genitive *wērī *wērous *wērom
dative *wērūi *wērobom *wērobos
instrumental *wērū *wērobim *wērobis
feminine singular dual plural
nominative *wērā *wērai *wērās
vocative *wērā *wērai *wērās
accusative *wēram *wērai *wērās
genitive *wērās *wērous *wērom
dative *wērai *wērābom *wērābos
instrumental *? *wērābim *wērābis
neuter singular dual plural
nominative *wērom *wērou *wērā
vocative *wērom *wērou *wērā
accusative *wērom *wērou *wērā
genitive *wērī *wērous *wērom
dative *wērūi *wērobom *wērobos
instrumental *wērū *wērobim *wērobis

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*wēro-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 414-415