Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/neemi

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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]

Unknown, suggested as possibly derived from a substrate.[1]

Noun[edit]

*neemi

  1. cape, peninsula

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: neem
  • Finnish: niemi
  • Ingrian: neemi
  • Karelian: niemi
  • Livvi: niemi
  • Ludian: niem
  • Veps: nem'
  • Votic: neemi

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ariste, Paul. 1972. The Earliest Substrata in the Baltic-Finnic languages. Nyelvészeti dolgozatok 101.