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Albanian Sicily: rërë

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Lexeme data

Language:Albanian Sicily
Meaning:sand
Source form:rërë
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:Borrowed < Lat arēna id. Holm, however, prefers an alternative etymology < IE *er- 'sand, locker' (cf Lat rārus) but has no recent cognates.
Cognate codes:(G)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 370-371
Reliability: Loanword
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Source: Holm, Hans J. 2011. "Swadesh lists" of Albanian Revisited and Consequences for Its Position in the Indo-European Languages, The Journal of Indo-European Studies, 39: 1&2, 1-53.
Pages: 32
Reliability: Loanword
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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)
Comment: Added word-final -ë to original lexeme entry.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class G
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Source: Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 370
Reliability: Loanword