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 *néwos.

Adjective Edit

*nowos (comparative *nowjōs, superlative *nowisemos)[1]

  1. new

Declension Edit

Descendants Edit

  • Latin: novus (see there for further descendants)
  • Oscan: 𐌍𐌞 ()
  • Umbrian: 𐌍𐌖𐌅𐌉𐌔 (nuvis)

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