Appendix:Proto-Finnic/hapci

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This Proto-Finnic 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-Finnic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Proto-Uralic *ëpte. The initial h would be irregular, but could be due to the influence of *hibus (hair). Cf. also haiven.

Noun[edit]

*hapci

  1. hair

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Finnish: hapsi
  •  ? Livonian: *hapcikkas > äpškõz (leftover warps used as sewing thread)

References[edit]

  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. ISBN 978-952-222-418-7.