нюмʼ

Tundra NenetsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samoyedic *nim, from Proto-Uralic *nime. Cognates include Hungarian név, Finnish nimi.

The development of *i to u is irregular and may have been influenced by the following m.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

нюмʼ (ńum)

  1. name

ReferencesEdit

  • A. P. Pyrerka and N. M. Tereshenko, editors (1948) Русско-Ненецкий словарь [Russian-Nenets dictionary], Moscow: Огиз, page 105
  • A. V. Almazova (1961) Самоучитель Ненецкого языка [Self-Teaching book of the Nenets language], Leningrad, page 225