Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/laihna

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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 Proto-Germanic *laihną.

NounEdit

*laihna

  1. loan

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Estonian: laen
  • Finnish: laina, laihna
  • Ingrian: laina
  • Karelian: laihina
  • Livvi: laihin
  • Ludian: laihina
  • Võro: lain

ReferencesEdit

  • laen 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