Reconstruction:Proto-Finnic/sonsar

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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

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *ćonča, *ćoča.

NounEdit

*sonsar

  1. flea
    Synonym: *kirppu

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Finnish: sonsar, sonsari (dialectal)
  • Livonian: sīezõr  (< *sensär)
  • Livvi: tšontšoi
  • Ludian: tšondžoi
  • Veps: sonzar

Further readingEdit

  • Entry #68 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000), “sonsar”, in Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN