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Cognate class 2956

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Notes Indian words rather 'ploughshare'? from the notion of 'splitting, breaking up (soil)'? = Skt. PHÁLAḤ 'ploughshare' (Turner 1931: 405) < IE *(s)p(h)el- 'to cleave' (Walde 1930: 2.677)
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Assamese phal phal split ★★★ View
2 Oriya phaḷɔ k- phaɭɔ k- split ★★★ View
3 Old Prussian spelaūtweī split 'split (into pieces or many times)’ ★★ View
4 Old Prussian speltweī split 'chop (split), split (once)’, cogn. with ? ★★ View
5 Frisian spjalte 'spjɔltə split split from DKB ★★ View
6 German spalten 'ʃpaltn̩ split ★★ View
7 Pennsylvania Dutch SCHPOLLD split ★★ View
8 German Switzerland schpaute split ★★★ View
9 [Legacy] German Munich spalten split < Pr. Germ. *spaldan- ‘to split’. ★★★ View