This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Indo-European edit

Etymology edit

From *ǵenh₁- (to beget, to give birth) +‎ *-mn̥.

Noun edit

*ǵénh₁mn̥ n[1]

  1. offspring, seed

Inflection edit

Athematic, proterokinetic
singular collective
nominative *ǵénh₁mn̥ *ǵénh₁mō
genitive *ǵn̥h₁méns *ǵn̥h₁m̥nés
singular dual plural collective
nominative *ǵénh₁mn̥ *ǵénh₁m̥nih₁ *ǵénh₁mō
vocative *ǵénh₁mn̥ *ǵénh₁m̥nih₁ *ǵénh₁mō
accusative *ǵénh₁mn̥ *ǵénh₁m̥nih₁ *ǵénh₁mō
genitive *ǵn̥h₁méns *? *ǵn̥h₁m̥nés
ablative *ǵn̥h₁méns *? *ǵn̥h₁m̥nés
dative *ǵn̥h₁méney *? *ǵn̥h₁m̥néy
locative *ǵn̥h₁mén, *ǵn̥h₁méni *? *ǵn̥h₁mén, *ǵn̥h₁méni
instrumental *ǵn̥h₁ménh₁ *? *ǵn̥h₁m̥néh₁

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN