Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/kakla

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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

Borrowed from Baltic (compare Lithuanian kaklas), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷékʷlos, replacing inherited *sepä (from Proto-Uralic *śepä) in this meaning. Doublet with *kekrä, possibly more distantly also with *kulkedak.

NounEdit

*kakla

  1. neck

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Estonian: kael
  • Finnish: kaula
  • Ingrian: kagla
  • Karelian: (Northern) kakla, (Southern) kagla
  • Livonian: kaggõl
  • Livvi: kaglu
  • Ludian: kagl
  • Veps: kagl
  • Võro: kaal
  • Votic: kagla

ReferencesEdit

  • kael in Metsmägi, Iris; Sedrik, Meeli; Soosaar, Sven-Erik (2012), Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat, Tallinn: Eesti Keele Instituut, →ISBN