Lexeme – Details – ŕ̥kṣa-

Lexeme

Transcription
ŕ̥kṣa-
Script
IPA
Meaning
bear
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
m
Note
"The name of this dangerous animal has been subject to a modified form of taboo, either by deformation, by borrowing the neighbours' name for it, or by replacement with another word" (Turner)

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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
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
Turner, Ralph L. (1973[1966]). A comparative dictionary of the Indo-aryan languages. 2. impr. London: Oxford U.P.
[Turner (1973)]
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
LG173

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