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Mycenaean Greek: polu-

« kekei̯mena (lie) maːté̞r (mother) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Mycenaean Greek
Meaning:many
Source form:po-ru-º
Phonological form:polu-
Gloss:much-
Notes:Not attested as a stand-alone adjective, but frequently attested as the first member of a compound, e.g. po-ru-po-de-qe (PY Ta 722.1), unanimously interpreted as πολυ-πόδει (κʷε) 'with many feet; octopus' (describing the ornamental motif on a vessel). See also in DMic. lexemes: po-ru-da-ma-te; po-ru-da-si-jo; po-ru-e-ro; po-ru-ka-to; po-ru-qo-ta; po-ru-qo-to; po-ru-te-we.
Cognate codes:B

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Aura Jorro, Francisco. (1993). Diccionario Micénico. Volumen II. (Diccionario Griego-Español Anejo II). Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.
Reliability: High
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Source: Blažek, Václav. 2010. Glottochronogical analysis of the Greek lexicon: Modern, Tsakonian, Old and Mycenaean Greek. Graeco-Latina Brunensia, vol. 15.
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class B
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Source: Aura Jorro, Francisco. (1993). Diccionario Micénico. Volumen II. (Diccionario Griego-Español Anejo II). Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas.
Reliability: High