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Vedic Sanskrit: kravíṣ-, kravya-

« ásr̥k (blood) rakta- (blood) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Vedic Sanskrit
Meaning:blood
Source form:kravíṣ-, kravya-
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:kravíṣ- "bloody meat", kravya- "bloody"
Cognate codes:(I)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Beekes, Robert. 1995. Comparative Indo-European Linguistics: An Introduction. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Pages: 109
Reliability: High
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Source: Mayrhofer, Manfred 1986-1996. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen. Heidelberg: Carl Winter.
Pages: 109
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class I
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Source: Cathcart, Chundra (University of California, Berkeley)
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: This word's meaning is more along the lines of 'raw flesh, carrion' -- i.e., gore. The root appears in a hapax compound in the Rg Veda with the meaning 'blood(y)': ákravihasta- 'not having bloody hands'.
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Source: Mayrhofer, Manfred 1986-1996. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altindoarischen. Heidelberg: Carl Winter.
Reliability: High