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This Proto-Uralic 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.




  1. female animal (? stoat, ermine)


  • Samoyedic: *käjwä, *käjmä
    • Enets:
      • Forest Enets: [Term?]
      • Tundra Enets: [Term?] (see)
    • Nenets:
      • Forest Nenets: [script needed] (śiḿḿeʰku)
      • Tundra Nenets: сибяко
    • Selkup: [script needed] (šǖm)
    • Kamassian: [script needed] (šʉjmʉ)
    • Mator: [script needed] (kejbe, mare)
  • Ugric:
    • Hungarian: hölgy, (old) helgy
    • Mansi: *kääľ
    • Khanty:
      • Northern: кей (kej)
      • Eastern: [script needed] (köjəŋ)
  • Samic: *kāθvē
  • Germanic: *kattuz (possibly)

Further reading[edit]

  • Entry #222 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.