Languages

Late Proto-Finnic

Fact corner

  • Language: Late Proto-Finnic
  • Alternate names: myöhäiskantasuomi
  • SIL-code: -
  • Language family: Uralic, Finnic
  • Number of speakers: Extinct
  • Script: -

Introduction

Late Proto-Finnic (Finnish: myöhäiskantasuomi) is a reconstructed language, which was the predecessor of all Finnic languages, such as Finnish for example.

Based on research of Germanic loanwords in Finnic languages it is assumed that Late Proto-Finnic evolved into separate languages around before 0AC.

The Verb

to come

 PresentPreteriteImperative
Sg1*tulen*tulin-
Sg2*tulet*tulit*tulek
Sg3*tuleβi*tuli-
Pl1*tulemmak / *tulemmek/n*tulimak-
Pl2*tulettak / *tulettek/n*tuliδaktulkaδa
Pl3*tuleβat*tulit-
  • Sg = singular
  • Pl = Plural
  • * = reconstructed (hypothetical) form

External links

References

Categories: Uralic | Finnic | Extinct | Language

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