Lexeme – Details – ónos

Lexeme

Transcription
ónos
Script
ὄνος
IPA
Meaning
donkey; ass; female ass
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
m,f
Note
This word, as well as Lat. asinus, are "loanwords from some Asiatic source, ultimately probably the same word as Sumerian anšu 'donkey'."(CDB). "Possibly, Hieroglyphic Luwian tarkasna- 'ass' and Sumerian anšu 'ass' contain the basis to which the Gr. and Latin words go back" (MDV).

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Sources

Source
Robert Beekes (with the assistance of Lucien van Beek). Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill. Brill Online.
[RB]
Source
Buck, C., D. (1949). A dictionary of selected synonyms in the principal Indo–European languages: a contribution to the history of ideas. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
[CDB]
Source
Michiel de Vaan. Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill. Brill Online.
[MDV]
Source
Hrach K. Martirosyan. Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill. Brill Online.
[HKM]
Source
Orel, Vladimir E. (1998). Albanian etymological dictionary. Leiden: Brill
[AED]
Source
DEX online (2004-2015). Dicționare ale limbii române. https://dexonline.ro/
[DEX]
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
CD137, CG103, CG123, CG137, CG139, CG147, CG149, CG151, CG153

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