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Hittite: me(i̯)u̯-/mei̯au̯-

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Lexeme data

Language:Hittite
Meaning:four
Source form:me(i̯)u̯-/mei̯au̯-
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:perhaps derived from the adjective 'little': 'little hand', the fingers minus the thumb (Gvozdanovic 1992:77).
Cognate codes:A

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Ringe, D., Warnow, T., Taylor, A. (2002) 'Indo-European and Computational Cladistics.' Transaction of the Philological Society Vol. 100:1: 59-129.
Reliability: Doubtful
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Source: Kloekhorst, Alwin. 2008. Etymological Dictionary on the Hittite Inherited Lexicon. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 571
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class A
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Source: Ringe, D., Warnow, T., Taylor, A. (2002) 'Indo-European and Computational Cladistics.' Transaction of the Philological Society Vol. 100:1: 59-129.
Reliability: High