Reconstruction:Proto-Turkic/yẹt(t)i

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This Proto-Turkic 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-Turkic[edit]

Alternative reconstructions[edit]

  • *yẹti
  • *yẹtti

Reconstruction[edit]

It remains unclear whether *t was geminated or not. Although most reflexes show a simple *t, the sporadic distribution of *tt suggests *yẹtti was the original pronunciation, sustained by Clauson (1972)[1], which later was simplified the geminates in each branch independently.

Numeral[edit]

Proto-Turkic cardinal numbers
 <  6 7 8  > 
    Cardinal : *yẹt(t)i
    Ordinal : *yẹt(t)imči

*yẹt(t)i

  1. seven

Derived terms[edit]

  • *yétmiĺ (seventy) (+ *-miĺ (-ty, as the ten-forming suffix))
  • (tentative) *yẹt(t)igën (Ursa Major) (+ possibly *gün (sun, star))

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clauson, Gerard (1972) , “yétti:”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 886
  2. ^ Chuvash numerals
  3. ^ Nadeljajev, V. M.; Nasilov, D. M.; Tenišev, E. R.; Ščerbak, A. M., editors (1969) Drevnetjurkskij slovarʹ [Dictionary of Old Turkic] (in Russian), Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, Nauka, page 259
  4. ^ Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN
  5. ^ Abuseitova, M. Kh; Bukhatuly, B., editors (2008) , “𐰘𐰃𐱅𐰃”, in TÜRIK BITIG: Ethno Cultural Dictionary, Language Committee of Ministry of Culture and Information of Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) , “*jẹt(t)i”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  • Clauson, Gerard (1972) , “yétti:”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 886
  • Dukhan word can find to [2]