akrūna

Tocharian BEdit

EtymologyEdit

Plural of a singular form from Proto-Tocharian *ākru, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éḱru. Cognates include Tocharian A ākär, Sanskrit अश्रु (aśru), Avestan 𐬀𐬯𐬭𐬏(asrū), Lithuanian ãšara. Compare Tocharian A ākär.

NounEdit

akrūna pl

  1. tears (drops of liquid from crying)

Further readingEdit

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013), “akrūna”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, page 4