Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/

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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 *ḱwṓ (dog).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*kō m[1]

  1. dog

DeclensionEdit

Case Singular Plural
Nominative *kō *kʷanes
Vocative *kō *kʷanes
Accusative *kʷanem *kʷanens
Genitive *kunes, *kunos *kunom
Dative *kunei *kunəβos
Ablative *kuni? *kune? *kunəβos
Locative *kuni? -e? *kunəβos

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: canis (generalized from the stem *kan-, analogically levelled from the accusative/plural *kʷan-)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7)‎[1], Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN