Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/louðeros

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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 *h₁lewdʰ-er-os, from *h₁lewdʰ- (people).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

*louðeros (comparative *louðerjōs, superlative *louðerisemos)[1]

  1. free
  2. (nominalised) child

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

Latin and Faliscan show a change ou > oi in this word. This may be a dissimilation from the following b.

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