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BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably a borrowing from Latin *asciola.[1] Basque prehistorian José Miguel Barandiaran had previously proposed that the term was formed as a compound in pre-historic Basque with the first element, aiz, meaning "stone", and the second, kora, "on top".[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aizkora

  1. axe, ax

DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ R. L. Trask, The History of Basque,[1]
  2. ^ José Miguel Barandiaran, Dictionnaire étymologique basque-français-espagnol, [2]