IELex

Cognate class 435

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Notes may stem from *IE mer-(q)- 'to rub' (Walde 1930: 2.278)
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Albanian morr louse From PAlb *mērwa based on IE *mer- 'to die' as Gk φθειρ is based on φθειρω 'to destroy'. Holm claims this is hardly likely and prefers the IE origin *merh2- 'to squeeze' via PAlb mēr(e)n. ★★ View
2 Standard Albanian morr louse < Pr. Alb. *mērwa. Several possible etymologies. ★★★ View
3 Albanian Sicily morr louse From PAlb *mērwa based on IE *mer- 'to die' as Gk φθειρ is based on φθειρω 'to destroy'. Holm claims this is hardly likely and prefers the IE origin *merh2- 'to squeeze' via PAlb mēr(e)n. ★★ View
4 Albanian Corinth morr louse From PAlb *mērwa based on IE *mer- 'to die' as Gk φθειρ is based on φθειρω 'to destroy'. Holm claims this is hardly likely and prefers the IE origin *merh2- 'to squeeze' via PAlb mēr(e)n. ★★ View
5 Albanian Gheg morr louse From PAlb *mērwa based on IE *mer- 'to die' as Gk φθειρ is based on φθειρω 'to destroy'. Holm claims this is hardly likely and prefers the IE origin *merh2- 'to squeeze' via PAlb mēr(e)n. ★★ View
6 Albanian Tosk morr louse From PAlb *mērwa based on IE *mer- 'to die' as Gk φθειρ is based on φθειρω 'to destroy'. Holm claims this is hardly likely and prefers the IE origin *merh2- 'to squeeze' via PAlb mēr(e)n. ★★ View
7 [Legacy] Albanian T morr louse From PAlb *mērwa based on IE *mer- 'to die' as Gk φθειρ is based on φθειρω 'to destroy'. Holm claims this is hardly likely and prefers the IE origin *merh2- 'to squeeze' via PAlb mēr(e)n. ★★ View