Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/kakla

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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]

Borrowed from Baltic (compare Lithuanian kaklas), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos, replacing inherited *sepä in this meaning. Doublet with *kekrä, possibly more distantly also with *kulkedak.

Noun[edit]

*kakla

  1. neck

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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