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Proto-IE: *g'era-, *g'rā-
Nostratic etymology: Nostratic etymology
Meaning: grown-up, old; to mature, to grow old
Hittite: karu (Adv.) 'früher', karuili- 'früherer, ehemalig, uralt' (Tischler 526 f)
Tokharian: A, B kwär- ~ kur- (PT *kwär-) 'age, grow old' (Adams 236); B śrāñ (pl.) 'old (of people)?' (644)
Old Indian: járati `to make old or decrepit, cause to grow old', jīryati, jūryati `to grow old, become decrepit', ptc. jīrṇá-, jūrṇá-; jaraṇá- `old, decayed'; jarás- f., jarā́ f. `decay, old age'; jā́ra- `becoming old'
Avestan: azarǝṣant- `nicht alternd', azarǝma- `nicht abnehmend', zairina- `aufreibend, erschlaffend', zarǝta- `altersschwach'; zaurvan- m. `Greisenalter, Altersschwäche', zaurura- `altersschwach, gebrechlich'
Armenian: cer `alt, Greiss'
Old Greek: gérōn, -ontos m. `Greis', géras, -aos/-ōs n. `Ehre, Ehrengabe, Belohnung', gerai̯ó- `alt'; gē̂ras, -aos/-ōs n. `Alter'; gēráskō, inf. gēránai̯, aor. egḗrǟ, inf. gēránai̯/-ā̂nai̯, ptc. gērā́s; egḗrasa; att. grâu̯-s, gen. grǟós, ep., ion. hom. grǟǘ-s, grǟ̂u-s f. `alte Frau'
Slavic: *zьrēti; *zorī́tī; -*zorъ
Germanic: *kir-Vl-a- m., *kar-il-a- m.
Russ. meaning: взрослый, старый; взрослеть, стареть
References: WP I 599 f
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