Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/pilvi

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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 *pilwe.

Noun[edit]

*pilvi

  1. cloud

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: pilv
  • Finnish: pilvi
  • Ingrian: pilvi
  • Karelian: pilvi
  • Livonian: pīla
  • Livvi: pil'vi
  • Ludian: pil'v
  • Veps: pil'v
  • Võro: pilv'
  • Votic: pilvi

References[edit]

  • pilv 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