Ancient Greek: mɛ́ːnɛː

« kréas (meat) selɛ́ːnɛː (moon) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Ancient Greek
Source form:μήνη
Phonological form:mɛ́ːnɛː
Cognate codes:(A)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Garrett, Andrew (University of California, Berkeley)
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: This is not the most basic or general term in this sense.
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Source: Woodhouse, M.A. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary - A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. London: George Routledge & Sons.
Reliability: Doubtful
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Source: Scarborough, Matthew (University of Cambridge/Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Variant form of the inherited word for moon. Rarely used, and only in archaising and poetic contexts. Cf. μείς, μηνός 'month, crescent moon'.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class A
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Source: Dunn, Michael (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)