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Ancient Greek: kérkos

« néɔː (swim) ou̯rá (tail) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Ancient Greek
Meaning:tail
Source form:κέρκος
Phonological form:kérkos
Gloss:tail (of an animal)
Notes:G.sg. κέρκου. orig. 'stave, rod'?, but comp. kerkis 'weaver's shuttle', etym. dubious (Beekes: 679)
Cognate codes:Al

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

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Al
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Source: Chantraine, Pierre. 1968-1980. Dictionnaire étymologique de la langue grec. Paris: Klinksieck.
Reliability: High
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Source: Beekes, Robert. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Leiden: Brill.
Reliability: High