Reconstruction:Proto-Samic/mielkkē

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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]

Borrowed from Proto-Germanic *meluks.

Noun[edit]

*mielkkē

  1. milk

Inflection[edit]

Even
Nominative *mielkkē
Genitive *miel̯k̯k̯ēn
Singular Plural
Nominative *mielkkē *miel̯k̯k̯ēk
Accusative *miel̯k̯k̯ēm *miel̯k̯k̯ijtē
Partitive *mielkkētē
Genitive *miel̯k̯k̯ēn *miel̯k̯k̯ij
Essive *mielkkēnē *miel̯k̯k̯ijnē
Inessive *miel̯k̯k̯ēsnē
Elative *miel̯k̯k̯ēstē *miel̯k̯k̯ijstē
Illative *mielkkās̯ën
Comitative *miel̯k̯k̯ijnē
*miel̯k̯k̯ijnë
Abessive *miel̯k̯k̯ēptāk̯ëk

Descendants[edit]

  • Western Samic:
    • Southern Sami: mielhkie
    • Ume Sami: meälkkie
    • Pite Sami: mällke
    • Lule Sami: mielkke
    • Northern Sami: mielki
  • 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