Reconstruction:Proto-Uralic/mëksa

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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]

Reconstruction[edit]

Also transcribed varyingly e.g. *mïksa, *mɨkså. Some authors do not recognize the phoneme and reconstruct *maksa.

Noun[edit]

*mëksa

  1. liver

Descendants[edit]

  • Finno-Permic:
  • Samoyedic: *mïtə
    • Nganasan: [Term?]
    • Enets:
      • Tundra Enets: [Term?] (muro)
      • Forest Enets: [Term?] (mudo)
    • Nenets:
      • Tundra Nenets: мыд (mid)
      • Forest Nenets: [script needed] (mi̮t)
    • Selkup: [script needed] (mi̮ti̮)
    • Kamassian: [script needed] (mit)
  • Ugric: [Term?]
    • Hungarian: máj
    • Khanty:
      Eastern Khanty: [script needed] (muγəl)
      Northern Khanty: [script needed] (mŏγəᴧ), [script needed] (măγəl)
    • Mansi: майт (majt)

References[edit]

  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija (editors). 1992–2000. Suomen sanojen alkuperä ('The Origin of Finnish Words'). Helsinki: Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus/Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. →ISBN.
  • Janhunen, Juha. 1977. Samojedischer Wortschatz: Gemeinsamojedische Etymologien ('Samoyedic Vocabulary: Common Samoyedic Etymologies'). Castreanianumin toimitteita 17. Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura. →ISBN.

External links[edit]

  • Entry #519 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.