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Sinhalese: WENAWA

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Lexeme data

Language:Sinhalese
Meaning:live
Source form:WENAWA
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:if cogn. with Sgh. VENU 'to become', then = Skt. BHÁVATI (Turner 1931: 61) < IE *bheu- 'grow, swell', = Slav. BYTI 'to be', comp. 'earth' in /cognate/2497/
Cognate codes:L

Source of lexical data

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Source: Dyen, Isidore Kruskal, Joseph and Black, Paul (1992). An Indoeuropean Classification, a Lexicostatistical Experiment. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 82/5.
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)

Cognate coding

Cognate Class L
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Source: Cathcart, Chundra (University of California, Berkeley)
Reliability: High