Lexeme – Details – PIE. *bhel-

Lexeme

Transcription
PIE. *bhel-
Script
IPA
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Note
PGm. *bulan-, *bullan- < proto-form. *bhl-én-. "The formation seems to have been derived from a PIE word for 'testicle', cf. ON bǫllr m. 'testicle' and OE bealloc m. 'id.' < *ballaka-" (GK)
Guus Kroonen. "bul(l)an-" in: Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill, 2014. Brill Online. February 26, 2014. < http://iedo.brillonline.nl/dictionaries/lemma.html?id=20737 >, PCelt. *ballo- 'member, penis' < PIE *bhel- 'swell (?)' / OIr. ball [o m]; ball ferda gl. membrum uirile Gaulish Ballo-marios [PN] Gr. phallós 'penis', Lat. follis 'bag, sack, testicles' / The geminate *ll in PCelt. is most likely from *ln, cf. also W balleg 'sack, purse', which is probably derived from the same root. Gr. phallós and Lat. follis can also be from PIE *bhln-.
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Sources

Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
K1, L1

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