Tundra NenetsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samoyedic *wesä, from Proto-Uralic *waśke. Cognates include Finnish vaski and Hungarian vas.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

еся (yeśa)

  1. iron
  2. metal
  3. money

ReferencesEdit

  • A. P. Pyrerka and N. M. Tereshenko, editors (1948) Русско-Ненецкий словарь [Russian-Nenets dictionary], Moscow: Огиз, pages 66, 78, 132
  • Irina Nikolaeva (2014) A Grammar of Tundra Nenets, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, →ISBN, page 26