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Vedic Sanskrit: dyáv-

« áhar (day) mriyátē (die) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Vedic Sanskrit
Meaning:day
Source form:dyáv-
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:"Himmel, Himmelsgottheit, Vater Himmel, Tag" (Mayrhofer)
Cognate codes:(C)

Source of lexical data

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Source: Mayrhofer, Manfred 1986-1996. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen. Heidelberg: Carl Winter.
Pages: 751
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class C
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Source: Cathcart, Chundra (University of California, Berkeley)
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Both div- and ahan- have the meaning 'day (in opposition to night)', but div- also has the meaning 'sky, heaven', and sometimes takes on a timespan-related meaning ('day by day').
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Source: Mayrhofer, Manfred 1986-1996. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen. Heidelberg: Carl Winter.
Pages: 751
Reliability: High
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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: 991
Reliability: High