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Bulgarian: ˈmajkə

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Lexeme data

Language:Bulgarian
Meaning:mother
Source form:майка
Phonological form:ˈmajkə
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Notes:
Cognate codes:A

Sources of lexical data

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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swadesh_list_of_Slavic_languages
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
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Source: Dyen, Isidore Kruskal, Joseph and Black, Paul (1992). An Indoeuropean Classification, a Lexicostatistical Experiment. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 82/5.
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)

Cognate coding

Cognate Class A
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Source: Jocz, Lechosław (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, PWSZ w Gorzowie Wlkp.)
Reliability: High
Comment: Most likely an irregular caressing derivative from 'mati'.