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Old Norse: ˈberjask

« faːr (few) slaːsk (fight) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Norse
Meaning:fight
Source form:berjask
Phonological form:ˈberjask
Gloss:
Notes:AF bersk
Cognate codes:(H)

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: 60
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Involves weapons, most often used of armies fighting each other, i.e. 'do battle'.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class H
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Source: Ludewig, Julia (University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Reliability: High