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𒁍𒊒𒌓

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HittiteEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Jaan Puhvel, possibly related to Ancient Greek φῡ́ρω (phū́rō, “to mix”), because mud is a mixture of clay and water, thus both reflecting pseudo-PIE *bʰur-u-t-.

NounEdit

𒁍𒊒𒌓 (purut) n (stem purutt-)

  1. soil, mud, earth
  2. mud plaster

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Puhvel, Jaan (2013), “purut(t)-”, in Hittite Etymological Dictionary (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 32), volume 9, Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton, pages 140–142