päl-

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Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. From Proto-Tocharian, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (speak, yell, bark, roar, sound) (whence English bellow), or alternatively it may be linked to *(s)pel- (to say aloud, recite) (compare Albanian fjalë, English spell, Armenian առասպել (aṙaspel)). Compare Tocharian B päl-.

Verb[edit]

päl-

  1. to praise, commend

Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. From Proto-Tocharian, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰel- (speak, yell, bark, roar, sound) or alternatively it may be linked to *(s)pel- (to say aloud, recite). See Tocharian A päl-.

Verb[edit]

päl-

  1. to praise, commend
    mā tusa kātkau mā tu pällāmar
    "thus I do not rejoice and do not praise it"