Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/tauros

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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 *táwros (wild bull, aurochs).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

*tauros m[1]

  1. bull

DeclensionEdit

o-stemDeclension of *tauros (o-stem)
case singular plural
nominative *tauros *taurōs, -oi
vocative *taure *taurōs, -oi
accusative *taurom *taurons
genitive *taurosjo, -ī *taurom
dative *taurōi *taurois
ablative *taurōd *taurois
locative *taurei *taurois

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: taurus (see there for further descendants)
  • Umbrian: turuf

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “taurus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 607