Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/hooli

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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]

Probably from a Baltic language, compare Lithuanian žala (damage, harm).

Noun[edit]

*hooli

  1. worry, concern

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: hool
  • Finnish: huoli
  • Ingrian: hool
  • Karelian: huoli
  • Livonian: ūoļ
  • Livvi: huoli
  • Ludian: huol'
  • Veps: hol'
  • Võro: huul'

Further reading[edit]

  • hool in Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012), Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, →ISBN