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Latin: penːa

« ˈaːla (wing) terˈgeːre (wipe) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Latin
Meaning:wing
Source form:penna
Phonological form:penːa
Gloss:wing (of a bird or other creature); feather
Notes:G.sg. pennae. 'wing, feather', cf. BIRD
Cognate codes:K

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Vaan, M. de (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Leiden: Brill.
Reliability: High
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Source: Glare, P.G.W. (ed.). (1982) Oxford Latin Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
Reliability: High
Comment: Apparently difficult to distinguish semantically from āla 'wing'. Also 'feather'.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class K
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Source: Pokorny, Julius (1994) Indogermanisches etymologisches Woerterbuch. Tuebingen: Francke.
Reliability: High