Lexeme – Details – olc

Lexeme

Transcription
olc
Script
IPA
Meaning
evil, harm
Meaning Note
Also adj.: bad, evil, harmful
Grammatical Data
m
Note
"It is assumed here that the PIE word for 'wolf', *wlkʷo-, became the adjective meaning 'bad, evil' in PCelt. (*ulkʷo-) (RM).

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Sources

Source
Dictionary of the Irish language: based mainly on old and middle Irish materials. (1913-1976). Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. Online at: http://edil.qub.ac.uk/dictionary/search.php
[EDIL]
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
Ó Dónaill, Niall & De Bhaldraithe, Tomás (red.) (1977). Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla. Baile Átha Cliath: An Rún.
[FGB]
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
KZ59

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