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Hittite: sia-

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Lexeme data

Language:Hittite
Meaning:one
Source form:sia-
Phonological form:
Gloss:one
Notes:
Cognate codes:D

Source of lexical data

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Source: Kloekhorst, Alwin. 2008. Etymological Dictionary on the Hittite Inherited Lexicon. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 750-1
Reliability: High
Comment: Identification of sie-/sia- (formerly considered a demonstrative) as numeral 'one' now agreed. Kloekhorsts assumption of original stem si- is doubtfuln (no syllabic spellings).

Cognate coding

Cognate Class D
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Source: Kloekhorst, Alwin. 2008. Etymological Dictionary on the Hittite Inherited Lexicon. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 751
Reliability: High
Comment: Connection of sya- to PIE *sem- (via *smy-) is controversial.