кавто

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Erzya[edit]

Erzya cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : кавто (kavto)
    Ordinal : омбоце (omboće)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Mordvinic *kavtə, from Proto-Uralic *kakta~*käktä (two). Cognates include Moksha кафта (kafta), Finnish kaksi (kahte-), Lule Sami guokta, Eastern Mari кок (kok), Udmurt кык (kyk), Hungarian két, kettő.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Numeral[edit]

кавто (kavto)

  1. two

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • B. A. Serebrennikov, R. N. Buzakova, M. V. Mosin (1993) “кавто”, in Эрзянь-рузонь валкс [Erzya-Russian dictionary], Moscow: Русский язык, →ISBN
  • Keresztes, László (1986) Geschichte der mordwinischen Konsonantismus II. Etymologisches Belegmaterial[1], Szeged: Studia Uralo-Altaica 26.
  • Entry #227 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Hungarian Research Centre for Linguistics.