This Proto-Samic 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-Samic edit

Etymology edit

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Suffix edit


  1. Forms adjectives from verbs, indicating an inclination or tendency to perform the verb's action.

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Descendants edit

  • Western Samic:
    • Lule Sami: -el
    • Northern Sami: -il
  • Eastern Samic: