Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/vaidëldak

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This Proto-Finnic entry contains reconstructed terms 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]

Cognate with Proto-Samic *vājtētēk, both probably borrowed from Proto-Baltic [Term?] (whence Latvian vaids, Lithuanian vaidas (argument, quarrel)) +‎ *-(ë)ldak.

Verb[edit]

*vaidëldak (stem *vaitëlë-)[1]

  1. to argue
  2. to complain
  3. to ask for, to want

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Estonian: vaidlema/vaielda
  • Finnish: (dialectal) vaidella
  • Võro: vaidõlõma/vaiõldaq

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kallio, Petri (2020–) “*vaitëlë-”, in Yhteissuomalainen sanasto[1] (in Finnish)

Further reading[edit]

  • vaidlema”, in [ETY] Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat [Estonian Etymological Dictionary] (in Estonian) (online version), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2012
  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000), “vaidella”, in Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN