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Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/kentom

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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 *ḱm̥tóm.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

*kentom[1]

  1. hundred (100)

DeclensionEdit

Latin centum did not decline, but the word is declined as a neuter o-stem noun in many Indo-European languages, and may have been declined in Proto-Indo-European as well. It is unclear what the situation was in Proto-Italic. If it declined, it would have been as follows:

o-stemDeclension of *kentom (o-stem)
singular plural
nominative *kentom *kentā
vocative *kentom *kentā
accusative *kentom *kentā
genitive *kentosjo, -ī *kentom
dative *kentōi *kentois
ablative *kentōd *kentois
locative *kentei *kentois

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: centum (see there for further descendants)

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