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Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/hopeda

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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 earlier *šopeta, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *samftijaz and nativized with the suffix +‎ *-eda.

NounEdit

*hopeda

  1. silver

AdjectiveEdit

*hopeda

  1. soft

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Estonian: hõbe
  • Finnish: hopea
  • Ingrian: hoppiia
  • Karelian: (Northern) hopie, (Southern) hobie
  • Livvi: hobju
  • Veps: hobed
  • Võro: hõpõ
  • Votic: õpõa