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Albanian Sicily: kem

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Lexeme data

Language:Albanian Sicily
Meaning:smoke
Source form:kem
Phonological form:
Gloss:incense, smoke
Notes:Another form is qem. From PAlb *kapna etymologically identical with Gk καπνος 'smoke' and its cognates reflecting IE *kuēp-. Holm claims the Alb term is a loan < Gk, not a true cognate.
Cognate codes:F

Sources of lexical data

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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: DKB original form is KAMNUA.
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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: 36
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
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Source: Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 175
Reliability: High
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Source: Walde, A. (1930) "Vergleichendes Woerterbuch der Indogermanischen Sprachen". de Gruyter.
Pages: 1.379
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Walde, A. (1930) "Vergleichendes Woerterbuch der Indogermanischen Sprachen". de Gruyter.
Pages: 1.379
Reliability: High