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Cognate class 539

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Citation: Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill. Pages: 193-194 View Loan < Slav *krajь 'end, side, extremity'. Etymologies proposed by other scholars are also mentioned: (i) comparison with Lith kárka 'shin, shank' and Slav korkъ 'id' but this is morphophonologically difficult, (ii) comparison with Skt kisku- 'forearm', (iii) < IE *kar-skā and compared with Skt kará- 'hand, elephant's trunk', (iv) to Arm. srunk' 'calf (anat.)', Lat crūs 'shank'.
Citation: Buck, Carl Darling. 1949/1988. A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in ... Pages: 1488 View < IE *qr(o)sqo/u- 'arm etc.' This etymology is also taken up by Wiedemann (see Orel, 1998: 194).
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Standard Albanian krah wing Orel gives meaning as 'arm, shoulder, side'. L View
2 Albanian Sicily KRAX wing ★★ L View
3 Albanian Tosk KRA wing ★★ L View
4 [Legacy] Albanian T krah kɾa wing Also arm, shoulder, side. ★★ L View