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Vedic Sanskrit: candra

« mā́s (meat) indu (moon) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Vedic Sanskrit
Meaning:moon
Source form:candra
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Cognate codes:(E)

Source of lexical data

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Source: http://spokensanskrit.de/
Reliability: Doubtful

Cognate coding

Cognate Class E
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Source: Cathcart, Chundra (University of California, Berkeley)
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Means 'glittering, shining'; doesn't refer exclusively to the moon in RV.
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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: 54-55
Reliability: High
Comment: cognate with Latin candere 'shine'