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Italian: per'ke

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Lexeme data

Language:Italian
Meaning:because
Source form:perchè
Phonological form:per'ke
Gloss:
Notes:Can also mean 'why' and 'reason' when used nominally.
Cognate codes:F, H

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Love, Catherine, E. 1993 [1985]. Collins Giunti Marzocco Italian-English, English-Italian Dictionary.
Pages: 303
Reliability: High
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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)

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Ludewig, Julia (University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
Comment: prob. < Lat. QUID
Cognate Class H
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Source: Ludewig, Julia (University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
Comment: could also go back to IE *peri 'across'