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 *wh₂dʰóm, from *weh₂dʰ-. Cognate with Proto-Germanic *wadą.

Noun edit

*waðom n[1]

  1. ford, shallow water

Declension edit

o-stemDeclension of *waðom (o-stem)
case singular plural
nominative *waðom *waðā
vocative *waðom *waðā
accusative *waðom *waðā
genitive *waðosjo, *waðī *waðom
dative *waðōi *waðois
ablative *waðōd *waðois
locative *waðei *waðois

Related terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Latin: vadum (see there for further descendants)

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 650