Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/némos

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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

From *nem- +‎ *-os.

NounEdit

*némos n[1]

  1. sacrifice, worship
  2. place of sacrifice, clearing

InflectionEdit

Athematic, acrostatic
singular
nominative *némos
genitive *némesos
singular dual plural
nominative *némos *némesih₁ *némōs
vocative *némos *némesih₁ *némōs
accusative *némos *némesih₁ *némōs
genitive *némesos *? *némesoHom
ablative *némesos *? *némesmos
dative *némesey *? *némesmos
locative *némes, *némesi *? *némesu
instrumental *némesh₁ *? *némesbʰi

DescendantsEdit

  • Hellenic: *némos
  • Indo-Iranian: *námas (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic: *nemos
    • Latin: nemus (wood, forest)

ReferencesEdit

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