Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/cilta

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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]

From earlier *tilta, from a Baltic language (compare Latvian tilts, Lithuanian tiltas). A secondary meaning "floor" is found in Karelian, Ingrian, Votic and eastern dialects of Finnish, but this appears to be a late innovation.

Noun[edit]

*cilta

  1. bridge

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • sild in Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012), Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, →ISBN
  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. →ISBN.