Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/saari

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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

Origin unknown, possibly from a substrate.

NounEdit

*saari

  1. island

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Estonian: saar
  • Finnish: saari
  • Ingrian: saari
  • Karelian: soari
  • Livonian: sǭr
  • Livvi: suari
  • Ludian: suar'
  • Veps: sar'
  • Võro: saar'
  • Votic: saari

SynonymsEdit

  • *salo (island, forest)

ReferencesEdit

  • saar 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