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Type: inflectional
Function: preterite
Language: Celtic
Phonemic analysis: -/t/
From PIE: *-t
Attestation: akitu, kalite, karite, karnitu, karnitus


PIE 3rd person singular secondary ending, emerges as marker of the weak t-preterite in Continental Celtic; see Schmidt 1986b: 177 f. and Eska 1990, and the word pages for the individual formations.

Corinna Salomon


Eska 1990 Joseph F. Eska, "The so-called weak or dental preterite in Continental Celtic, Watkins' law, and related matters", Historische Sprachforschung 103 (1990), 81–91.