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 *sewos, from *swé (self).

Determiner Edit


  1. his, her, its, their (own); third-person reflexive possessive

Declension Edit

Descendants Edit

  • Latin: suus
  • Oscan: suveís

References Edit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 549