Reconstruction:Proto-Samic/kuosë

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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]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *kowse. Cognates include Proto-Finnic *kuusi.

Noun[edit]

*kuosë

  1. spruce

Inflection[edit]

Even
Nominative *kuosë
Genitive *kuos̯ën
Singular Plural
Nominative *kuosë *kuos̯ëk
Accusative *kuos̯ëm *kuos̯ëjtē
Partitive *kuosëtē
Genitive *kuos̯ën *kuos̯ëj
Essive *kuosënē *kuos̯ëjnē
Inessive *kuos̯ësnē
Elative *kuos̯ëstē *kuos̯ëjstē
Illative *kuosës̯ën
Comitative *kuos̯ëjnē
*kuos̯ëjnë
Abessive *kuos̯ëptāk̯ëk

Descendants[edit]

  • Western Samic:
    • Southern Sami: goese
    • Ume Sami: guassa
    • Pite Sami: guossa
    • Lule Sami: guossa
    • Northern Sami: guossa
  • 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