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Romani Greece: koč

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Lexeme data

Language:Romani Greece
Meaning:knee
Source form:koč
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:B & I prefer the semantics of a borrowing < Greek kótsi 'ankle' or Armenian koč 'block, tree-stump' over an inheritance < Pkt koccha 'belly'.
Cognate codes:(H)

Source of lexical data

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Source: Boretzky, Norbert and Birgit Igla. 1994. Wörterbuch Romani-Deutsch-Englisch für den südosteuropäischen Raum. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.
Pages: 146
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class H
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Source: Cathcart, Chundra (University of California, Berkeley)
Reliability: Loanword