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Latin: ˈaːter

« morˈdeːre (bite) ˈniɡer (black) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Latin
Meaning:black
Source form:āter
Phonological form:ˈaːter
Gloss:black, dark coloured
Notes:EXCLUDE. ātra (f.), ātrum (n.). G.sg.m./n. ātrī.
Cognate codes:(R)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Vaan, M. de (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Leiden: Brill.
Reliability: High
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Source: Glare, P.G.W. (ed.). (1982) Oxford Latin Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Not the most general word used for 'black'. The term is used emotively used, especially by poets, and the semantics overlap much with terms such as 'dark', 'funereal', 'ill-omened', etc.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class R
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Source: Untermann, Jürgen. (2000) Wörterbuch des Oskisch-Umbrischen. Heidelberg: Winter Verlag.
Reliability: High
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Source: Vaan, M. de (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Leiden: Brill.
Reliability: High