Old Norse: ˈboːndi
back to meaning list ‘husband’
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e.g. Adam in relation to Eve, but also ‘owner of a farm, master of house’
Sources of lexical data
Bergsland, K. and H. Vogt. 1962. "On the validity of glottochronology" Current Anthropology 3: pp. 115-153.
Cleasby, Richard & Gudbrand Vigfusson. 1957. An Icelandic-English dictionary. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Only a couple of attestations in meaning 'husband', i.e. not the default term.
Cognate Class O
Buck, Carl Darling. 1949/1988. A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Prinicipal Indo-European Languages. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Indo-European Lexical Cognacy Database (LexDB version 0.9)