Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/külki

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This Proto-Finnic entry contains reconstructed terms 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]

Unknown. Possibly a Baltic or Balto-Slavic borrowing (compare Bulgarian кълка (kǎlka, thigh), Serbo-Croatian kuk (hip), and Proto-Slavic *kъlkъ).[1] Alternatively possibly from Proto-Uralic *külke, if cognate with Proto-Samoyedic *kəj.[2]

Noun[edit]

*külki

  1. side, flank

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words]‎[1] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN

References[edit]

  1. ^ Junttila, Santeri. Tiedon kumuloituminen ja trendit lainasanatutkimuksessa: kantasuomen balttilaislainojen tutkimushistoria (2015). p. 212
  2. ^ Salminen, Tapani (2023), “Suomalais-samojedilaisia sanavertailuja”, in Holopainen, Sampsa; Kim, Jeongdo; Metsäranta, Niklas, editors, Elämä ja etymologia: Janne Saarikiven 50-vuotisjuhlakirja, →ISBN