Vedic Sanskrit: vívakti

« vadati (say) káṣati (scratch) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Vedic Sanskrit
Source form:vívakti
Phonological form:
Cognate codes:(Z)

Sources of lexical data

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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: Monier-Williams, Monier. 1899. A Sanskrit-English Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press
Pages: 690
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: "say" is a low ranked meaning in the definition
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Source: Cathcart, Chundra (University of California, Berkeley)
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: This form and brū- are the most basic Vedic terms dealing with relaying speech. However, brū- is used more frequently with direct speech (with a meaning 'tell', 'say'); when vak- is used with direct speech, the shade of meaning tends to be 'exhort, proclaim, bid'.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Z
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Source: Windekens, A. J. van. 1976. Le Tokharien confronté les autres langues indo-européennes. Volume 1. La phonétique et le vocabulaire. Louvain: Centre International De Dialectologie Générale.
Pages: 571
Reliability: High