Lexeme – Details – rabbit-4

Lexeme

Transcription
rabbit-4
Script
IPA
Meaning
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Note
Gr. κύνικλος & Lat. cunīculus 'rabbit, underground cavity, channel, mine' (WH) <- Gr. κύνικλος 'burrow, rabbit' probably of Iberian origin; original meaning "burrow" adapted to the rabbit or vice versa (WH).
Walde, A. 1906. Lateinische etymologisches wörterbuch. 3., Neuarbeitete auflage von J.B. Hofmann, 1938. Heidelberg, Universitätsbuchhandlung., MHG küniclīn, künglin n. 'rabbit (lit. 'little king') <- Lat. cunīculus m. 'rabbit; burrow, underground mine or tunnel'. Polish and Russian calques from MHG künglin 'little king'.
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Sources

Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
QE1, QF1

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