Lexeme – Details – *katto-

Lexeme

Transcription
*katto-
Script
IPA
Meaning
cat
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
Note
No Indo-European etymology. The word for ‘cat’ in European languages is generally considered to be a loanword from some Afro-Asiatic language of North Africa: cf. Nub. kadīs 'cat'. In Celtic, "the intermediary may have been Latin, but this cannot be proved" (Matasovic).

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Sources

Source
An Stòr-dàta Briathrachais Gàidhlig: http://www2.smo.uhi.ac.uk/gaidhlig/faclair/sbg/lorg.php
[AFB]
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
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]
Source
Jehan Lagadec. 1867. Le Catholicon de Iehan de Lagadeuc : dictionnaire breton, français et latin publié par R. F. Le Men d'après l'édition de Me Auffret de Quoetqueveran. Lorient: Ed. Corfmat.
[CAT]
Source
Dinneen, Patrick S. 1904. Foclóir Gaedhilge agus Béarla: An Irish-English dictionary. Dublin: M. H. Gill & Son, Ltd.
[DIN]
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
JX59, JX61, JX63, JX67, JX69, JX73, JX75, JX79, JX83

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