ӈэва

Tundra NenetsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samoyedic *åjwå, from Proto-Uralic *ojwa. Cognates include Northern Sami oaivi and Eastern Mari вуй (vuj).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ӈэва (ŋæwa)

  1. head

ReferencesEdit

  • A. P. Pyrerka and N. M. Tereshenko, editors (1948) Русско-Ненецкий словарь [Russian-Nenets dictionary], Moscow: Огиз, page 59
  • Irina Nikolaeva (2014) A Grammar of Tundra Nenets, Walter de Gruyter GmbH, →ISBN, page 33