Albanian Gheg: vete
back to meaning list ‘walk’
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split from DKB. Original 1sg form was *vem, continuing PAlb *wadmi identical with Arm gam '(I) come'. Also cognate with Lat vādō 'to go, to walk' and ON vað id. Holm is not convinced of this etymology.
Sources of lexical data
Holm, Hans J. 2011. "Swadesh lists" of Albanian Revisited and Consequences for Its Position in the Indo-European Languages, The Journal of Indo-European Studies, 39: 1&2, 1-53.
Good (e.g. should be double checked)
Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill.
Weeks, David Michael. 1985. Hittite Vocabulary: An Anatolian Appendix to Buck's "Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the prinicipal Indo-European langauges". PhD, Los Angeles: University of California, Los Angeles.
Removed (VOJT) from original lexeme entry.
Cognate Class B
Ludewig, Julia (University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Indo-European Lexical Cognacy Database (LexDB version 0.9)