Word Family - Downtown

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down-town Donegal

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  • Proto-Indo-European *dʰewH-?
    • Proto-Indo-European *dʰuHnom enclosure
      • Celtic *dūnom stronghold, rampart
        • Brythonic *din hill fort, hill
          • Welsh din fort
        • Old Irish dún fort, fortress
          • Irish dún fort, fortress, refuge, haven
            • Irish Dún na nGall Fort of Foreigners, Donegal
              • English Donegal
        • Gaulish dunum hill fort, fortress, fortified town
          • Latin Dunum
            • Old High German Tuno
              • German Thun
          • Gaulish Cambodunum Crooked-Fort
            • Latin Cambodunum
              • Old High German
                • German Kempten
          • Gaulish Eburodunum Yew-Fort
            • Latin Ebredunum
              • Western Romance
                • French Yverdon
          • Gaulish Lugdunum Fort of (the god) Lugh
            • Latin Lugdūnum
              • Western Romance
                • Old French
                  • French Lyon
                  • English Lyons
              • Latin Gallia Lugdūnēnsis
          • Gaulish Lugidunum Fort of the Lugians
            • Latin Lignitium
              • Polish Legnica
          • Gaulish Verodunum Strong-Fort
            • Latin Virodūnum
              • Western Romance
                • French Verdun
          • West Germanic *dūnǭ hill
            • Old English dūn
              • English down
              • Old English ofdūne off the hill, downhill
                • Old English adūne
                  • English down
            • Frankish
              • Middle Dutch dûne
                • Dutch duin
                • French dune dune
                  • English dune
            • Old Saxon *dūna
              • German Düne dune
        • Germanic *tūną enclosure
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse tún enclosure, courtyard, farmyard, farmstead
              • Icelandic tún hayfield
          • West Germanic
            • Old English tūn enclosure, garden, homestead, town
              • English town
                • English downtown
              • Scots toun town, village, farmstead
              • Old English -tun
                • English -ton
            • Frankish tūn
              • Dutch tuin garden, yard
            • Old High German zūn
              • German Zaun fence
          • Slavic *tynъ fence, enclosure
            • East Slavic
              • Russian тын tyn fence
            • South Slavic
              • Serbo-Croatian tin
            • West Slavic
              • Polish tyn
    • Proto-Indo-European *dʰuHnos enclosed?, complete?
      • Italic *fūnos burial mound??
        • Latin funus death, funeral
          • Latin fūnerālis of a funeral, funereal
            • Western Romance
              • French funérailles funeral
                • English funeral
              • Italian funerale funeral
              • Spanish funeral funeral

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Collected English words

Donegal, Lyons, down, down, dune, town, downtown, -ton, funeral