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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.

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Proto-FinnicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From or akin to Proto-Germanic *arbiją. The meaning adjoins the concept in the Germanic inheritance system in which property was allotted by drawing lots, cf. Swedish arv in this sense. Cognate with Proto-Samic *vuorpē.

NounEdit

*arpa

  1. lot (e.g. dice)
  2. fate

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