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Old Irish: gʹel

« ba:n (white) ɸʹin(d) (white) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Irish
Meaning:white
Source form:gel
Phonological form:gʹel
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Cognate codes:(O)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Blažek, Václav. 2009. On the position of Gaulish within Celtic from the point of view of glottochronology. Indogermansiche Forschungen, 114.
Reliability: High
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Source: DIL = Royal Irish Academy, Dictionary of the Irish Language based mainly on Old and Middle Irish materials. Web edition http://www.dil.ie/.
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Meaning 'fair, bright, shining', also 'white' e.g. for skin.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class O
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Source: Blažek, Václav. 2009. On the position of Gaulish within Celtic from the point of view of glottochronology. Indogermansiche Forschungen, 114.
Reliability: High