Reconstruction:Proto-Samic/kolmë

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This Proto-Samic 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-Samic[edit]

Proto-Samic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : *kolmë
    Ordinal : *koalmāntë

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *kolme.

Numeral[edit]

*kolmë

  1. three

Inflection[edit]

This numeral needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Western Samic:
    • Southern Sami: golme
    • Ume Sami: gulbma
    • Pite Sami: gålbmå
    • Lule Sami: gålmmå
    • Northern Sami: golbma
  • Eastern Samic:

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland