Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/awis

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This Proto-Italic 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-ItalicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis.

NounEdit

*awis f[1]

  1. bird

DeclensionEdit

i-stemDeclension of *awis (i-stem)
singular plural
nominative *awis *awēs
vocative *awis *awēs
accusative *awim *awins
genitive *aweis, -jes *awjom
dative *awei *awiβos
ablative *awīd *awiβos
locative *awei *awiβos

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: avis, avicellus (diminutive)
  • Umbrian: 𐌀𐌅𐌉𐌚 (avif)

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