Reconstruction:Old Ossetic/gænæ

This Old Ossetic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Old Ossetic edit

Etymology edit

From earlier *kænæ with unexpected voicing, from pre-Old Ossetic *kænvæ, from Proto-Ossetic *kanfā, from Proto-Scythian *kanafā.[1][2][3]

Noun edit

*gænæ f

  1. hemp

Alternative reconstructions edit

Related terms edit

  • *kættag (< POss. *kanatāg)
    • Ossetian: кӕттаг (kættag, coarse linen)

Descendants edit

References edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Thordarson, Fridrik (2009) Ossetic Grammatical Studies (Philosophisch-Historische Klasse Sitzungsberichte; 788), Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, →ISBN, page 62
  2. ^ Edelʹman, D. I. (2011), “*kanab/p-, *kan/mp-, *kan/mp-”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume IV, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, pages 218–220
  3. ^ Bailey, H. W. (1979), “kaṃha-”, in Dictionary of Khotan Saka, Cambridge, London, New York, Melbourne: Cambridge University press, pages 51-52