Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/pesä

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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-Uralic *pesä.

Noun[edit]

*pesä

  1. nest

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: pesa
  • Finnish: pesä
  • Karelian: (Northern) pesä, (Southern) pezä
  • Livonian: pieza
  • Livvi: pezä
  • Ludian: pezä
  • Veps: peza
  • Võro: pesä
  • Votic: pesä

References[edit]

  • pesa in Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012), Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, →ISBN
  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN