урдӕ

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OssetianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

By metathesis from Proto-Iranian *udra-, from Proto-Indo-European *udrós(aquatic, of water), from *wed-(water, wet). For other examples of such a metathesis see ӕрды́н(ærdýn) and ӕрду́(ærdú).

NounEdit

урдӕ ‎(urdæ) ‎(plural урдитӕ)

  1. (Digor dialect) otter

ReferencesEdit

  • Abajev, V. I. (1989) Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume IV, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 120