On the etymology of the dialect word prann ’fringe’


Keywords: lexicology, etymology, dialectology, loanwords, Baltic German

The article looks at the origin of the dialect word prann ‘fringe’ and concludes that it is a loan deriving from the equivalent Baltic German word Franje.


Udo Uibo (b. 1956), Institute of the Estonian Language, Senior Lexicographer (Roosi­krantsi 6, 10119 Tallinn), udo.uibo@eki.ee