Lexeme – Details – clais

Lexeme

Transcription
clais
Script
IPA
Meaning
water channel; ditch, trench, furrow, rut, groove
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
f
Note
Etymology unclear - but compare OIr. clad m. 'ditch, trench, dyke, earthen rampart' < cladaid, cláiss v. 'to dig' < PCelt. *klad-o- v. ‘dig, bury’ < PIE. *kelh₂- 'hit, break'

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Sources

Source
Robert Farren. Native speaker of English. Conductor of LUNDIC project-internal analysis of Indo-European culture data.
[RF]
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
ALL59

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