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Greek: viˈzi

« ˈstiθo̞s (breast) anaˈpne̞ˌo̞ (breathe) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Greek
Meaning:breast
Source form:βυζί
Phonological form:viˈzi
Gloss:
Notes:EXCLUDE. see 'suck' in /lexeme/25936/
Cognate codes:(Z)

Sources of lexical data

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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.
Reliability: High
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Source: Andriotis, Nikolaos (et al.). 1999. [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]. Thessaloniki: Institute of Modern Greek Studies.
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Not the most general term used for 'breast'. Specifically 'the inner-part of the breast' (το εξωτερικό τμήμα του μαστού).

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Z
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Source: Blažek, Václav. 2010. Glottochronogical analysis of the Greek lexicon: Modern, Tsakonian, Old and Mycenaean Greek. Graeco-Latina Brunensia, vol. 15.
Reliability: High