Reconstruction:Proto-Celtic/wegrom

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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

Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weg- (to increase, grow out), comparable to Proto-Germanic *wahsijaną. However, it could instead be from *weǵ- (strong, lively, awakened), though the semantic development would be unclear.

NounEdit

*wegrom m[1]

  1. grass

DeclensionEdit

Masculine o-stem
singular dual plural
nominative *wegros *wegrou *wegroi
vocative *wegre *wegrou *wegrūs
accusative *wegrom *wegrou *wegroms
genitive *wegrī *wegrous *wegrom
dative *wegrūi *wegrobom *wegrobos
instrumental *wegrū *wegrobim *wegrobis

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Brythonic: [Term?]
  • Cornish: gora
  • Old Irish: fér

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “*wegro-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 408-09