Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/nisdós

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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 *h₁ni (down), from *h₁én, + *sed- (sit) + *-ós. Literally "where [the bird] sits down".

NounEdit

*nisdós m[1]

  1. nest

InflectionEdit

Thematic
singular
nominative *nisdós
genitive *nisdósyo
singular dual plural
nominative *nisdós *nisdóh₁ *nisdóes
vocative *nisdé *nisdóh₁ *nisdóes
accusative *nisdóm *nisdóh₁ *nisdóms
genitive *nisdósyo *? *nisdóHom
ablative *nisdéad *? *nisdómos
dative *nisdóey *? *nisdómos
locative *nisdéy, *nisdóy *? *nisdóysu
instrumental *nisdóh₁ *? *nisdṓys

DescendantsEdit

  • Proto-Albanian: *nezda
  • Armenian:
  • Proto-Balto-Slavic: *nísda (< *nisdás) (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Celtic: *nisdos (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Germanic: *nestą (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *niždás (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Italic: *nizdos (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1)‎[1], Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, pages 18