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Old Norse: ˈdɛyja

« ˈandask (die) ˈɡrava (dig) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Norse
Meaning:die
Source form:deyja
Phonological form:ˈdɛyja
Gloss:
Notes:AF deyr, split from DKB
Cognate codes:B

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Bergsland, K. and H. Vogt. 1962. "On the validity of glottochronology" Current Anthropology 3: pp. 115-153.
Reliability: Doubtful
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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: Cleasby, Richard & Gudbrand Vigfusson. 1957. An Icelandic-English dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Pages: 99
Reliability: High
Comment: While 'andask' is higher frequency in the sagas, it can only be used of non-violent death, making this one closer to the Swadesh term.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class B
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Source: Dunn, Michael (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)