Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/laipa

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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 *hlaibaz. Most descendants show a later shift *ai > *ei (compare e.g. *haina, *saisadak).

NounEdit

*laipa

  1. bread

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Estonian: leib
  • Finnish: leipä
  • Ingrian: leipä
  • Karelian: (Northern) leipä, (Southern) leibä
  • Livonian: (Salaca) laibe
  • Livvi: leiby
  • Ludian: leib
  • Veps: leib
  • Votic: leipä
  • Võro: (Leivu dialect) laib