Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/soodak

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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 earlier *suwa-, possibly borrowed from Proto-Indo-Iranian *suHáti, from Proto-Indo-European *sewh₁-.[1] Possibly related to Erzya совамс (sovams).

Verb[edit]

*soodak

  1. to grant
  2. to wish

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: soovima
  • Finnish: suoda
  • Votic: soovia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Koivulehto, Jorma (1991) Uralische Evidenz für die Laryngaltheorie (Philosophisch-Historische Klasse; 556) (in Finnish), Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, →ISBN, pages 59-63