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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.

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Proto-ItalicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European [Term?] (*méh₂-r̥ ~ *mh₂-én-), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂- (to beckon). Compare Proto-Germanic *mundō (hand; protection, security).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*manus f[1]

  1. hand

DeclensionEdit

u-stemDeclension of *manus (u-stem)
singular plural
nominative *manus *manowes?
vocative *manus *manowes?
accusative *manum *manuns
genitive *manous, -wos *manwom (-owom?)
dative *manowei *manuβos
ablative *manūd *manuβos
locative *manou? *manuβos

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: manus
  • Oscan: manim (accusative singular)
  • South Picene: manus (ablative plural)
  • Umbrian: [script needed] (manuve) (locative singular), [script needed] (mani), mani (ablative singular), [script needed] (manf) (accusative plural)

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