Lexeme – Details – *robbe

Lexeme

Transcription
*robbe
Script
IPA
Meaning
rabbit
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
m
Note
A mysterious and barely attested dialectal term. Early Modern Dutch robbe, robbeken 'rabbit' < MDu. *robbe, glossed as 'cuniculus' by the lexicographer Kiliaan in 1599 (dialectal form, western Flanders). Compare Fr. rabotte f. 'rabbit' (dialectal form, central France) < MFr. *rabotte f. 'rabbit' < *robotte 'rabbit' <- MDu. *robbe ‘rabbit’; Walloon robète, robett 'rabbit' <- MDu. *robbe (OED, TLF).

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Sources

Source
Simpson, J., & Weiner, E. S. 1989. Oxford English dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
[OED]
Source
Trésors de la langue francaise informatisées. Centre national de ressources techniques et lexiques. http://www.cnrtl.fr/definition/
[TLF]
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
QH43, QH47, QH49, QH93, QH93, QH95, QH109

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