Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/vaimo

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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 *wajŋe. Cognate with Proto-Samic *vuojŋë.

Noun[edit]

*vaimo

  1. spirit, soul

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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