Lexeme – Details – searr

Lexeme

Transcription
searr
Script
IPA
Meaning
sickle
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
f
Note
Probably obsolete in modern Irish (though not so in ScG). Further etymology debatable: either < PCelt. *serrā ‘sickle’ < PIE *serp- 'sickle, cut'; or <- Lat. serra f. 'saw' < PItal. sersā- 'saw' < PIE *sers-h₂- 'cutting off'.

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Sources

Source
Michiel de Vaan. Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill. Brill Online.
[MDV]
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
AEX59

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