Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/occa

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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]

From Proto-Finno-Permic *ońća, possibly a Germanic loan from Proto-Germanic *andijaz. Compare Old High German endi (forehead).

Noun[edit]

*occa

  1. top, tip, peak
  2. forehead

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: ots
  • Finnish: otsa
  • Ingrian: otsa
  • Karelian: očča
  • Livonian: vȱntsa
  • Livvi: očču
  • Ludian: occ
  • Veps: oc
  • Võro: ots
  • Votic: õttsa

External links[edit]

  • Entry #670 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.