Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/kulli

This Proto-Finnic entry contains reconstructed terms 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-Finnic edit

Etymology edit

Onomatopoeic.

Noun edit

*kulli

  1. (Southern Finnic) hawk
    Synonym: *habukka
  2. (Northern Finnic) curlew
    Synonym: *koovi

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

  • Estonian: kull
  • Finnish: (dialectal) kulli
  • Ingrian: vesikulli, vihmakulli
  • Karelian:
  • Livonian: kuļ
  • Livvi: kulli
  • Veps: kulling
  • Votic: kulli

Further reading edit

  • kull”, in [ETY] Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat [Estonian Etymological Dictionary] (in Estonian) (online version), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2012
  • Itkonen, Erkki, Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000), “kulli”, in Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words]‎[1] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN