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Latin: olˈfacere

« ˈparwus (small) ˈfuːmus (smoke) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Latin
Meaning:smell
Source form:olfacere
Phonological form:olˈfacere
Gloss:smell (trans.), perceive odour
Notes:olfaciō, olfacere, olfēcī, olfactum.
Cognate codes:W

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: Not to be confused with oleō, olēre 'to give off a smell'.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class W
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Source: Scarborough, Matthew (University of Cambridge/Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)
Reliability: High
Comment: Compound verb taking odor/olor 'smell' (n. masc.) as nominal root + facere, lit. 'to do a smell > 'smell (something)'.
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Source: Ludewig, Julia (University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Reliability: High