Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/-ós

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This Proto-Indo-European 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-Indo-EuropeanEdit

SuffixEdit

*(o)-ós m

  1. Creates agent nouns from verb stems, denoting someone or something that performs that verb's action.

InflectionEdit

Thematic
singular
nominative *(o)-ós
genitive *(o)-ósyo
singular dual plural
nominative *(o)-ós *(o)-óh₁ *(o)-óes
vocative *(o)-é *(o)-óh₁ *(o)-óes
accusative *(o)-óm *(o)-óh₁ *(o)-óms
genitive *(o)-ósyo *? *(o)-óHom
ablative *(o)-éad *? *(o)-ómos
dative *(o)-óey *? *(o)-ómos
locative *(o)-éy, *(o)-óy *? *(o)-óysu
instrumental *(o)-óh₁ *? *(o)-ṓys

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DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Germanic: some of the a-stem nouns