Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/swépnos

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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 *swep- (to sleep) +‎ *-nós.

NounEdit

*swépnos m[1]

  1. sleep, slumber
    Synonym: *supnós

InflectionEdit

Thematic
singular
nominative *swépnos
genitive *swépnosyo
singular dual plural
nominative *swépnos
vocative *swépne
accusative *swépnom
genitive *swépnosyo
ablative *swépnead
dative *swépnoey
locative *swépney, *swépnoy
instrumental *swépnoh₁

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ringe, Donald (2006) From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic (A Linguistic History of English; 1), Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN
  2. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “somnus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 573