izā

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Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *icä, from Proto-Uralic *ićä. Cognate with Finnish isä, Estonian isa, Northern Sámi áhcci and Hungarian ős.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

izā

  1. father
    • Tiit-Rein Viitso, Valts Ernštreits (2012–2013), Līvõkīel-ēstikīel-lețkīel sõnārōntõz, Tartu, Rīga: TÜ, LVA
      izā pierrõ
      to be the spitting image of one's father (lit. "after father")
      ma neiz eņtš izzõ unsõ
      I saw my father in a dream
      mēg izāks keimõ miersõ
      me and my father were going to sea (lit. "we with father...")
      mēg mǟdlõm eņtš ižḑi
      we remember our fathers
      ta lǟb eņtš izā riekkõ
      he is following in his father's footsteps (lit. "he is going his father's path")

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