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Ancient Greek: brakʰýs

« oksýs (sharp) áːjdɔː (sing) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Ancient Greek
Meaning:short
Source form:βραχύς
Phonological form:brakʰýs
Gloss:short
Notes:G.sg. βραχέως; βραχύς, βραχεῖα, βραχύ
Cognate codes:M

Source of lexical data

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Source: LSJ = H. G. Liddell, R. Scott. H. S. Jones. A Greek-English Lexicon. (Oxford, rev. ed. with supplement 1968)
Reliability: High
Comment: Used in both spatial and temporal senses, e.g. βράχυς τεῖχος 'a short wall', βράχυς βίος 'a short life'

Cognate coding

Cognate Class M
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Source: Buck, Carl Darling. 1949/1988. A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Prinicipal Indo-European Languages. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Pages: 883
Reliability: High