Reconstruction:Proto-Uralic/kalma

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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.

Proto-Uralic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *kale- (to die) +‎ *-ma. The reconstruction *kalema cannot be clearly ruled out.

For previously included cognates in Samic, see *kolmes.

Noun[edit]

*kalma

  1. grave
  2.  ? death

Descendants[edit]

  • Samoyedic: *kålmɜ
    • Enets:
      • Forest Enets: [Term?] (kamero)
      • Tundra Enets: [Term?] (kameRo), камэр (ghost)
    • Nenets:
    • Kamassian: [script needed] (kʰolmə, grave)
  • Mordvinic: *kalmə, *kalma-
  • Finnic: *kalma (grave, death) (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Entry #229 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.