Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/-lainen

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This Proto-Finnic 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-FinnicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the place suffix *-la +‎ *-inen.

SuffixEdit

*-lainen

  1. Forms adjectives relating to a place.
  2. Forms nouns referring to the inhabitant of a place.

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit