Lexeme – Details – creu

Lexeme

Transcription
creu
Script
IPA
Meaning
blood
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
m,f
Note
"MW creu cannot be from *krū- (we would expect MW *kri, cf. ki < *kū 'dog'), but it may be from *kruwo-, a thematicized form, generalized from the oblique stem of the PCelt. root-noun (cf. PIE Gen. sg. *ḱruh₂-os)." (RM).

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Sources

Source
Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill. Brill Online: http://iedo.brillonline.nl.ludwig.lub.lu.se/dictionaries/content/proto-celtic/index.html
[RM]
Location
2013-03-06 to 2013-04-26
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
db-26805, WN69

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