Tocharian BEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp), whence also ak (ear of grain). Compare English ear, of the same usage.

NounEdit

āka f

  1. a type of grain, probably millet

Further readingEdit

  • Adams, Douglas Q., “āka”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, 2013, →ISBN, page 39