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πŒπŒ„πŒ“πŒ‰

EtruscanEdit

EtymologyEdit

This term is sparsely attested (only found in the Liber Linteus). It may also be a locative case form in -i, in which case the citation form (in the nomino-accusative case) would be *ner or *nar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

πŒπŒ„πŒ“πŒ‰ (neri) inanimate(?)

  1. water[1] (assuming a relation with Greek νΡρό 'water').
  2. with hymn (if locative form of *nar, cf. Akkadian nārum 'hymn')[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bonfante, Bonfante. The Etruscan Language: An Introduction (revised edition), 2002. Page 217.
  2. ^ Paleoglot: Etruscan-English dictionary [1]