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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

The root is only of Finno-Permic distribution, but shows no obvious signs of being an innovation. Contrast Proto-Ugric *saŋɜ.

NounEdit

*oksa

  1. branch

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Permic:
    • Komi-Zyrian: вос (vos)
    • Udmurt: усы (usy, harrow)
      • Western Mari: ошо (ošo, harrow)
  • Mari:
  • Samic: *oaksē (see there for further descendants)
  • Finnic: *oksa (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  • Rédei, Károly (1986–88) Uralisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Uralic Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó
  • Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words] (in Finnish), Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN

External linksEdit

  • Entry #1448 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.