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Old Irish: sʹpʹe:rʹ

« nʹeṽ (sky) konˈtulʹi (sleep) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Old Irish
Meaning:sky
Source form:spéir
Phonological form:sʹpʹe:rʹ
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Cognate codes:(J)

Source of lexical data

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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: Attested late

Cognate coding

Cognate Class J
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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: Loanword
Comment: Ultimately from Latin sphaera, probably via French or English