Ancient Greek: bállɔː

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Language:Ancient Greek
Source form:βάλλω
Phonological form:bállɔː
Gloss:throw (at), strike, pelt
Notes:Inf. βάλλειν. ‘throw, strike’, prob. fr. IE g(w)el-, Skt. GAL- 'drip', OHG QUELLAN 'gush forth' (Buck 637), see cf. /cognate/2619/
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Sources of lexical data

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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: Not the most general word used in this sense. Means 'throw (at), strike, pelt' (transitive)

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