Reconstruction:Proto-Samic/këncë

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This Proto-Samic 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-SamicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *künče.

NounEdit

*këncë

  1. nail
  2. claw

InflectionEdit

Even
Nominative *këncë
Genitive *kën̯c̯ën
Singular Plural
Nominative *këncë *kën̯c̯ëk
Accusative *kën̯c̯ëm *kën̯c̯ëjtē
Partitive *këncëtē
Genitive *kën̯c̯ën *kën̯c̯ëj
Essive *këncënē *kën̯c̯ëjnē
Inessive *kën̯c̯ësnē
Elative *kën̯c̯ëstē *kën̯c̯ëjstē
Illative *këncës̯ën
Comitative *kën̯c̯ëjnē
*kën̯c̯ëjnë
Abessive *kën̯c̯ëptāk̯ëk

DescendantsEdit

  • Western Samic:
    • Southern Sami: gadtse
    • Ume Sami: gadˈtsa
    • Pite Sami: gadˈtsa
    • Lule Sami: gadtsa
    • Northern Sami: gazza
  • Eastern Samic:

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland