Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/kiittädäk

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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]

Possibly borrowed from Proto-Balto-Slavic *geyd-. Compare Lithuanian giedoti and Latvian dziedāt. Alternatively a borrowing from Proto-Slavic *čiti-[1]. albeit this is less certain if the actual form is *čьtiti (which would result in a short -i- in Finnic).

Verb[edit]

*kiittädäk

  1. to thank

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Saarikivi, Janne. Kyllä kiitos: Muutaman yleisen sanan etymologiasta (kyllä, kiittää, kirja, vero ynnä muuta pientä) (2020). in мас сымыӈ нэ̄кве во̄ртур э̄тпост самын патум: Scripta miscellanea in honorem Ulla-Maija Forsberg. pp. 272—283. Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura

Further reading[edit]

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