Classical Armenian: kɛɫɛu̯

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Lexeme data

Language:Classical Armenian
Source form:կեղեւ
Phonological form:kɛɫɛu̯
Gloss:also "peel; rind; husk"
Notes:Traditionally pronounced [kɛʁɛʋ].
Cognate codes:(D)

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: High
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Source: Bedrossian, Mathias (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
Pages: 340
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class D
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Source: Olsen, Birgit Anette. 1999. The Noun in Biblical Armenian. Berlin/New York: Walter de Gruyter.
Pages: 932
Reliability: Loanword
Comment: Possibly from Syriac qəlāfā 'folium libri', qəlāfəθā 'cortex, squama, putamen mali granata'. Jahukyan (1987:482; 2010:398) suggests the form reflects PIE *(s)kel-. This is however phonetically problematic.
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Source: Dunn, Michael (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)