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Reconstruction:Proto-Uralic/ńälmä

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This Proto-Uralic 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-UralicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *ńäle- (to swallow) +‎ *-mä.

NounEdit

*ńälmä

  1. tongue
  2.  ? language

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Ugric:
    • Hungarian: nyelv
    • Mansi:
    • Khanty:
  • Mari:
  • Samic: *ńālmē (mouth) (see there for further descendants)

External linksEdit

  • Entry #615 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.