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

Likely borrowed from Baltic, compare Proto-Balto-Slavic *aśras (sharp).

Noun edit


  1. barley

Inflection edit

Descendants edit

  • Estonian: oder, (dialectal) otra
  • Finnish: ohra, (dialectal) otra
  • Ingrian: odra, (dialectal) osra
  • Karelian: osra, ozra
  • Livonian: vȯ’ddõrz
  • Livvi: ozru
  • Ludian: ozr
  • Veps: ozr
  • Votic: õzrõ

References edit

  • oder”, in [ETY] Eesti etümoloogiasõnaraamat [Estonian Etymological Dictionary] (in Estonian) (online version), Tallinn: Eesti Keele Sihtasutus (Estonian Language Foundation), 2012