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We cannot break down “kõht” further, but we can inspect its etymology further: it is of a Finnic root, coming from Proto-Finnic *koktu - “womb”
How to use it
The word stomach / belly turns up in many common expressions of daily life:
I am hungry = “mul on kõht tühi”, literally “on me stomach empty”
If you eat the wrong things, your stomach hurts: “kõht valutab”
If you are really hungry you can say “kõht koriseb” - “the stomach growls”. Cognate with German “mein Magen knurrt”.
If you have diarrhea, you say “Mul on kõht lahti” - “on me is stomach open”
Mul on kõht tühi!
Literally: “On me stomach empty!”
Idiomatically: “I am hungry!”
Mul - Noun - Adessive Sg, "on me" on - Verb - 3P Indicative Present, "is" kõht - Noun - Nominative Sg, "stomach" tühi - Adjective - Nominative Sg, "empty"
Armastus käib läbi kõhu
Literally: “Love goes through stomach”
Idiomatically: “Love goes through the stomach”
Armastus - Noun - Nom Sg, "Love" käib - Verb - 3P Present Indicative Sg, "goes" läbi - Adverb - "through" kõhu - Noun - Genitive Sg, "stomach"