𒂊𒌍𒄯

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Hittite[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Anatolian *ʔésHr̥ (genitive *ʔsHanós), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥ (genitive *h₁sh₂éns). Anatolian cognates include Cuneiform Luwian 𒀀𒀸𒄩𒅈 (āšḫar, blood). Indo-European cognates include Ancient Greek ἔαρ (éar), Sanskrit असृज् (asṛj), Old Armenian արիւն (ariwn), and Old Latin assyr. Original PIE heteroclitic inflection as been preserved in Hittite, with a shift from proterodynamic to hysterodynamic class.

Noun[edit]

𒂊𒌍𒄯 (ēšḫarn

  1. blood

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References[edit]

  • Kloekhorst, Alwin (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 5), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 256ff