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Old Irish: iŋʹgʹən

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Irish
Meaning:fingernail
Source form:ingen
Phonological form:iŋʹgʹən
Gloss:
Notes:More 'nail' than 'fingernail'. Also 'claw, hoof'. Root: *onogh- / *ongh- / *nogh- ‘finger- and toenail, claw’. Cf. also Lat unguis 'finger/toenail' (?).
Cognate codes:A

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: Lucht, Martina. 2007. Der Grundwortschatz des Altirischen, Bonn: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität.
Pages: 82
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class A
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Source: Lucht, Martina. 2007. Der Grundwortschatz des Altirischen, Bonn: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität.
Pages: 82
Reliability: High