Lexeme – Details – hare-1

Lexeme

Transcription
hare-1
Script
IPA
Meaning
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
Note
MPers. xar-gōš 'hare'. Literally 'donkey-eared': xar 'donkey' & gii 'ear'. Replicated widely via borrowing and calquing.
Robert Beekes (with the assistance of Lucien van Beek). "λαγώς" in: Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill, 2014. Brill Online. April 8, 2014. < http://iedo.brillonline.nl/dictionaries/lemma.html?id=6994 >, Gr. λαγώς m. ‘hare’: "Traditionally analyzed as *λαγ(ο)-ω[υσ]-ός 'with flabby ears', an adjectival bahuvrīhi of *λαγο-...Cf. Oss. tærqus 'hare', properly "long-ear", MoP xargōš 'id.', properly "donkey-ear", Berber bu tmezgīn "the animal with the long ears"... Probably a taboo word from the language of hunters" (RB).
Robert Beekes (with the assistance of Lucien van Beek). "λαγώς" in: Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill, 2014. Brill Online. April 8, 2014. < http://iedo.brillonline.nl/dictionaries/lemma.html?id=6994 >

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Sources

Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
PQ1, PT1

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