Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/aktadak

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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

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *ëkta-. Finnish and Võro show also a meaning "to cram", by contamination with the Baltic loanword *ahtas.

VerbEdit

*aktadak

  1. to hang up, especially traps; grain to dry in a grain cabin; or nets to dry.

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Estonian: ahtma/ahta
  • Finnish: ahtaa
  • Karelian: ahtoa
  • Livvi: ahtua
  • Ludian: ahtada
  • Veps: ahtta
  • Võro: atma/attaq
  • Votic: ahtaa

ReferencesEdit

  • ahtma in Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012), Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, →ISBN
  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN