Lexeme – Index

Focus Area Language (family) Form Meaning Grammar Note
Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *neyk-

to winnow

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Eurasia Latin terere

to rub, to thresh

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Eurasia Old High German brūhhan

to use

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Eurasia Proto-Germanic *brūkjanaN

to use, to practice

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Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *bhruHg-ie/o-

to use

v Walde defines frūmentum only in general terms as 'Getreide', PIE. 'cereal, grain'. Some dictionaries of Romance languages (DH, TLF) suggest that Lat. frūmentum had the specific sense of 'wheat' as well as the more general 'cereal, grain'. Details
Eurasia Lithuanian niekóti

to winnow in a trough

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Eurasia Middle Breton niz

to winnow

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Eurasia Breton niz

to winnow

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Eurasia Sanskrit añj-

to anoint, to smear

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Eurasia Catalan untar

to anoint, to smear

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Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *ongʷ-

to anoint

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Eurasia French oindre

to anoint

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Eurasia Old French unguere

to smear, to grease

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Eurasia Latin unguere

to smear, to grease

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Eurasia Proto-Italic *ongʷ-e-

to anoint

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Eurasia Proto-Indo-European *h₃engʷ-e/o-

to anoint; to smear, to anoint; to smear, to anoint; to smear, to anoint; to smear, to anoint

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Eurasia Old French uindre

to anoint with grease or some other fatty substance

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Eurasia Classical Greek méldomaiμέλδομαι

to cause to melt

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Eurasia Old Norse melta

to melt

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Eurasia Proto-Germanic *smeltan-

to melt

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