This Proto-Indo-European entry contains reconstructed terms 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-European edit

Etymology edit

From *ten- (stretch, extend) +‎ *-os.

Noun edit

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*ténos n[1][2][3]

  1. extension

Inflection edit

Athematic, acrostatic
nominative *ténos
genitive *ténesos
singular dual plural
nominative *ténos *ténesih₁ *ténōs
vocative *ténos *ténesih₁ *ténōs
accusative *ténos *ténesih₁ *ténōs
genitive *ténesos *? *ténesoHom
ablative *ténesos *? *ténesmos
dative *ténesey *? *ténesmos
locative *ténes, *ténesi *? *ténesu
instrumental *ténesh₁ *? *ténesmis

Descendants edit

  • Proto-Hellenic: *ténos (see there for further descendants)
  • Proto-Indo-Iranian: *tánas
  • Proto-Italic: *tenos

References edit

  1. ^ Wodtko, Dagmar S., Irslinger, Britta, Schneider, Carolin (2008) Nomina im indogermanischen Lexikon [Nouns in the Indo-European Lexicon] (in German), Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, pages 690-694
  2. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) “τείνω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 1457-1458
  3. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) “teneō”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 612-613