Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/lakus

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This Proto-Italic 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-ItalicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *lókus, with unrounding of the o after l pinguis (/ɫ/).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*lakus m[1]

  1. lake

DeclensionEdit

u-stemDeclension of *lakus (u-stem)
case singular plural
nominative *lakus *lakowes
vocative *lakus *lakowes
accusative *lakum *lakuns
genitive *lakous *lakwom
dative *lakowei *lakuβos
ablative *lakūd *lakuβos
locative *lakou *lakuβos

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: lacus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “lacus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 322