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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 *kala.

NounEdit

*kuolē

  1. fish

InflectionEdit

Even
Nominative *kuolē
Genitive *kuol̯ēn
Singular Plural
Nominative *kuolē *kuol̯ēk
Accusative *kuol̯ēm *kuol̯ijtē
Partitive *kuolētē
Genitive *kuol̯ēn *kuol̯ij
Essive *kuolēnē *kuol̯ijnē
Inessive *kuol̯ēsnē
Elative *kuol̯ēstē *kuol̯ijstē
Illative *kuolās̯ën
Comitative *kuol̯ijnē
*kuol̯ijnë
Abessive *kuol̯ēptāk̯ëk

DescendantsEdit

  • Western Samic:
    • Southern Sami: guelie
    • Ume Sami: guöllie
    • Pite Sami: guolle
    • Lule Sami: guolle
    • Northern Sami: guolli
  • 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