Reconstruction:Proto-Italic/wijā

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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.

Proto-ItalicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wih₁eh₂, from *weyh₁-. Cognate with Lithuanian vyti.

NounEdit

*wijā f[1]

  1. road

DeclensionEdit

ā-stemDeclension of *wijā (ā-stem)
singular plural
nominative *wijā *wijās
vocative *wija *wijās
accusative *wijām, -am *wijans
genitive *wijās *wijāzom
dative *wijāi *wijais
ablative *wijād *wijais
locative *wijāi *wijais

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: via
  • Umbrian: 𐌅𐌉𐌀 (via) (abl. sg.)
  • Oscan: 𐌅𐌝𐌀𐌌 (víam) (acc. sg.)
  • South Picene: 𐌅𐌝𐌀𐌌 (víam) (acc. sg.)

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