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Latin: kruːs

« siˈnister (left) jaˈkeːre (lie) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Latin
Meaning:leg
Source form:crūs
Phonological form:kruːs
Gloss:leg (of a man, beast, etc.)
Notes:gen. crūris.
Cognate codes:L

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Glare, P.G.W. (ed.). (1982) Oxford Latin Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Reliability: High
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Source: Scarborough, Matthew (University of Cambridge/Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)
Reliability: High
Comment: 'crūs' is the general term for 'leg', but can also specifically be 'lower leg'. The upper leg is specifically 'femur'.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class L
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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: 242
Reliability: High