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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

Alternative reconstructionsEdit

  • *witti
  • *witi
  • *wixti

NumeralEdit

Proto-Uralic cardinal numbers
 <  4 5 6  > 
    Cardinal : *witte

*witte

  1. five
  2. (Samoyedic) ten

DescendantsEdit

  • Samoyedic: *wüt (ten)
    • Enets:
      • Forest Enets: [Term?] (biʔ)
      • Tundra Enets: [Term?] (biuʔ)
    • Nganasan: бииʔ (bīʔ)
    • Nenets:
      • Forest Nenets: дю" (juʔ)
      • Tundra Nenets: ю" (juːʔ)
    • Selkup: [script needed] (køt)
  • Ugric:
  • Permic:
  • Mari:
    • Eastern Mari: вич (vič)
    • Western Mari: wəc (wəc)
  • Mordvinic:
  • Samic: *vittë (see there for further descendants)
  • Finnic: *viici (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  • Numeral Systems of the World's Languages
  • Rédei, Károly, and Marianne Sz. Bakró-Nagy. Uralisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch. Vol. 1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1988. Print.
  • Friis, J. A. Ordbog over det lappiske sprog. Christiania : Dybwad, 1887. Print.
  • Halász, Ignácz. Pite lappmarki szótár és nyelvtan. Budapest : Magyar Tudományos Akadémia, 1896. Print.
  • Itkonen, Toivo Immanuel. Koltan- ja kuolanlapin sanakirja. Helsinki : Suomalais-ugrilainen Seura, 1958. Print.
  • Magga, Lajla Mattsson. Norsk-sydsamisk ordbok. Indre Billefjord : Iđut, 2009. Print.
  • Korhonen, Mikko. Johdatus lapin kielen historiaan. Helsinki : Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, 1981. Print.
  • Collinder, Björn. Fenno-Ugric Vocabulary : an Etymological Dictionary of the Uralic Languages. Hamburg : Helmut Buske Verlag, 1977. Print.

External linksEdit

  • Entry #1154 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.