Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/nahka

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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 Proto-Germanic *naskiz, *naskaz, whence also Old English næsc (soft leather, deer skin).

Noun[edit]

*nahka

  1. skin
  2. leather

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: nahk
  • Finnish: nahka
  • Ingrian: nahka
  • Karelian: nahka
  • Livonian: nǭ’gõ
  • Livvi: nahku
  • Ludian: nahk
  • Veps: nahk
  • Võro: nahk
  • Votic: nahka
  • Proto-Samic: *nākkē

Further reading[edit]

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