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Armenian Eastern: ʋɔɾɔʋ(h)ɛtɛʋ

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Lexeme data

Language:Armenian Eastern
Meaning:because
Source form:որովհետև
Phonological form:ʋɔɾɔʋ(h)ɛtɛʋ
Gloss:
Notes:From Old (= Classical) Armenian որովհետեւ orovhetew 'since; whereas' (possibly analyzable as or-o-v+het-e-w 'by/with which step', in which the second element may be transposed onto PIE *ped-e-to-s, an ablatival formation, lit. "from [which] step on", cf. Ved. patsutas lit. "from [a place] at the feet", Lat. funditus 'completely'; orig. "from the bottom [up]").
Cognate codes:Ar

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Dyen, Isidore Kruskal, Joseph and Black, Paul (1992). An Indoeuropean Classification, a Lexicostatistical Experiment. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 82/5.
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
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Source: Martirosyan, Hrach (Leiden University)
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Ar
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Source: Macak, Martin (University of Georgia)
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
Comment: From Old (= Classical) Armenian որովհետեւ orovhetew 'since; whereas' (possibly analyzable as or-o-v+het-e-w 'by/with which step', in which the second element may be transposed onto PIE *ped-e-to-s, an ablatival formation, lit. "from [which] step on", cf. Ved. patsutas lit. "from [a place] at the feet", Lat. funditus 'completely'; orig. "from the bottom [up]").