Lexeme – Details – rīchin, rīchnī

Lexeme

Transcription
rīchin, rīchnī
Script
IPA
Meaning
she-bear
Meaning Note
Grammatical Data
f
Note
"The name of this dangerous animal has been subject to a modified form of taboo, either by deformation, by borrowing the neighbours' name for it, or by replacement with another word" (Turner). Cf. Hin. bʱaːluː 'bear'

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Sources

Source
Turner, Ralph L. (1973[1966]). A comparative dictionary of the Indo-aryan languages. 2. impr. London: Oxford U.P.
[Turner (1973)]
Source
Robert Farren, PIE culture words collection, 2017
[Farren (2017)]
Location
LG175

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