Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₂énti

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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

EtymologyEdit

Locative singular case of the root noun *h₂énts (forehead, front).

AdverbEdit

*h₂énti

  1. opposite
  2. near
  3. in front
  4. before

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: ende (still, yet, therefore), edhe (and, also)
  • Anatolian:
  • Armenian:
    • Old Armenian: ընդ (ənd, to, at, towards, by)
  • Germanic: *andi (and, also, against) (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic:
  • Indo-Iranian: *Hanti
  • Italic: *anti

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kloekhorst, Alwin (2008) , “ḫant-”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 5), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 287–289
  2. ^ According to Kloekhorst (2008: 289), Hittite ḫants is the regular continuation of the locative in *-i, whereas 𒄩𒀭𒋾 (ḫa-an-ti /ḫanti/, opposite, against; instead; apart) is a more recent formation from the synchronic dative–locative singular in Hittite.
  3. ^ Buck, Carl (1904) A grammar of Oscan and Umbrian, Ginn & Co, page 29