Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/nenä

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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]

Perhaps a substrate word [1] Related to Proto-Samic *ńunē.

Noun[edit]

*nenä

  1. nose

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: nina
  • Finnish: nenä
  • Karelian: nenä
  • Livonian: nana, nanā
  • Veps: nena
  • Võro: nyna
  • Votic: nenä

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2012.Substrata Uralica : Studies on Finno-Ugrian Substrate in Northern Russian Dialects"