Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/gʷīwos

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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 *gʷih₃wós (alive), from *gʷeyh₃- (to live).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*gʷīwos[1]

  1. alive, living

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: vīvus
  • Oscan: 𐌁𐌉𐌅𐌖𐌔 (bivus, masculine nominative plural)
  • (possibly) Venetic: 𐌅𐌉𐌅𐌏𐌉 (vivoi, dative singular)

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, →ISBN