Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/parta

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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-Balto-Slavic *bardā́ˀ, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰardʰéh₂.

Noun[edit]

*parta

  1. beard

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: (archaic, dialectal) pard
  • Finnish: parta
  • Ingrian: parta
  • Karelian: parta, parda
  • Livvi: pardu
  • Ludian: bard
  • Veps: bard
  • Votic: parta

Further reading[edit]

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