Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/kurkku

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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]

Most probably a borrowing thru Proto-Norse, from Proto-Germanic *kwerkō. The word has been also compared with Mordvinic counterparts (Erzya кирьга (kirʹga), Moksha корга (korga)), which are however more likely derive from Proto-Slavic *kъrkъ.

Noun[edit]

*kurkku

  1. throat

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