Lexeme – Details – hjul

Lexeme

Transcription
hjul
Script
IPA
Meaning
wheel
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
n
Note
"Old name of the wheel, preserved in several languages... from reduplicated IE *kʷe-kʷl-o-...The word is derived from the root *kʷel(H)- 'turn'... Given that the meaning 'wheel' (> 'wagon') is represented almost everywhere, one may wonder if the meaning 'circle' is secondary." (RB).

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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
Hellquist, Elof (1948). Svensk etymologisk ordbok. 3. uppl. Lund: Gleerup
[SEO]
Source
Guus Kroonen. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic. Indo-European Etymological Dictionaries Online. Edited by Alexander Lubotsky. Brill. Brill Online.
[GK]
Source
De Vries, Jan (1977). Altnordisches etymologisches Wörterbuch. 3rd ed. Leiden: Brill
[AEW]
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
AIX15

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