Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/rooho

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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

Probably from Proto-Germanic *grōsō, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreh₁-.

NounEdit

*rooho

  1. grass

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Estonian: rohi
  • Finnish: ruoho
  • Ingrian: roho, rooho
  • Karelian: ruoho
  • Livonian: (Courland) rõ’u, rõ’uv, (Salaca) ruoi
  • Veps: roho
  • Võro: ruuh
  • Votic: roho

Further readingEdit

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