kuolm

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Livonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the same Proto-Finno-Ugric root *kolme (three) as Estonian kolm and Finnish kolme.

Pronunciation[edit]

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kuolm

  1. (cardinal) three
    kuolm āigastõ nūoŗimthree years younger
    kuolm āigastõ vanāthree years old
    kuolm āigastõks – for three years

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Usage notes[edit]

Kuolm is among a number of words that have an instructive case form – kuolmiņ (meaning "in sets of three" or "in groups of three").[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Renāte Blumberga, Tapio Mäkeläinen, Karl Pajusalu (2013), Lībieši: vēsture, valoda un kultūra, Rīga: Līvõ Kultūr sidām, ISBN: 978-9984-49-730-3