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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.

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Proto-UralicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronounEdit

*e-

  1. this
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Sometimes compared with Proto-Mongolic *ese and Proto-Tungusic *e-, which could both be, under the controversial Altaic hypothesis, from Proto-Altaic *e.

VerbEdit

*e-

  1. not; the negative verb.
Related termsEdit
  • *älä- (don't) imperative stem
DescendantsEdit
  • Finnic
    • Estonian: ei
    • Finnish: ei
  • Samic
    • Northern Sami: ii
    • Skolt Sami: ij

Further readingEdit

  • Entry #125 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.