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Cognate class 467

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Notes Alb. KEP 'to work with stones, chisel out', IE *(s)qep-, (s)qop-, (s)qap- (Walde 1930: 2.559)
Citation: Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill. Pages: 357 View Several proposed etymologies: (i) From Pr. Alb. *klepa, related to Slav *klepati 'to beat, to knock', cf in particular Russ klepat' 'to join together by riveting' (Orel's preferred etymology); (ii) Related to Gk καπτω 'to swallow, gulp down' (Camarda); (iii) < IE *skep- 'to split' (Meyer); (iv) to Lat capiō 'to take' (Pedersen); and (v) onomatopoeia (Trubačev).
Citation: Walde, A. (1930) "Vergleichendes Woerterbuch der Indogermanischen Sprachen". de Gruyter. Pages: 2.559 View Alb. KEP 'to work with stones, chisel out', IE *(s)qep-, (s)qop-, (s)qap-.
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Albanian KJEP sew ★★ View
2 Standard Albanian qep sew Also 'to seize'. ★★★ View
3 Albanian Sicily KEP sew ★★ View
4 Albanian Corinth KEPIN sew ★★ View
5 Albanian Gheg KJEP sew ★★ View
6 Albanian Tosk KEP, AOR. KEPA sew ★★ View
7 [Legacy] Albanian T ME GEPUR sew ★★ View