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Classical Armenian: haw

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Lexeme data

Language:Classical Armenian
Meaning:bird
Source form:հաւ
Phonological form:haw
Gloss:
Notes:Strohmeyer 1983 concludes that, in contrast with the generic term t'ṙč'un ‘bird, any living thing which flies’, haw has a more complex, although smaller, semantic range which primarily includes birds which are useful to men.
Cognate codes:(F)

Source of lexical data

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Source: Martirosyan, Hrach. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon. Brill.
Pages: 399
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Not the basic term: "Strohmeyer 1983 concludes that, in contrast with the generic term t'ṙč'un ‘bird, any living thing which flies’, haw has a more complex, although smaller, semantic range which primarily includes birds which are useful to men."

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Martirosyan, Hrach. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon. Brill.
Pages: 399
Reliability: High