Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/mäntü

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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]

From *mäntä (mixing utensil made of the top of a young pine) +‎ *-ü.

Noun[edit]

*mäntü

  1. pine (young tree)
    Synonyms: *honka, *petägä

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: mänd
  • Finnish: mänty
  • Ingrian: mänty
  • Karelian: (Northern) mänty, (Southern) mändy
  • Livonian: mänd
  • Livvi: mändy
  • Ludian: mänd
  • Veps: mänd
  • Votic: mäntü

Further reading[edit]

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