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-Italic edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

Noun edit

*mātēr f[1]

  1. mother

Inflection edit

consonant stemDeclension of *mātēr (consonant stem)
case singular plural
nominative *mātēr *mātres
vocative *māter *mātres
accusative *mātrem *mātrens
genitive *mātres, mātros *mātrom
dative *mātrei *mātrəβos
ablative *mātri? mātre? *mātrəβos
locative *mātri? mātre? *mātrəβos

Descendants edit

References edit

  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