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Number: 25
Proto: *arpa
> Nostratic: > Nostratic
English meaning: prediction, sorcery, lot
German meaning: irgendein Wahrsagungs-, Zaubermittel
Finnish: arpa (gen. arvan) 'Wahrsagungsgerät, Schlagrute, Los; Botschaft, Aufgebot des Volks', arpa-mies 'Weissager', arpo- 'um etwas losen, das Los ziehen', arpele- 'losen, wahrsagen'
Estonian: arp (gen. arbu, arbi) 'Los, Zauberei', varp (gen. varbi) 'Zauber, Verhexung'
Saam (Lapp): vuorbbe (N), 'sors secunda, fortuna; anulus oricalchi, in membranam tympani magici', vuor'be -rb- (N) 'each of the two or more pieces of wood, stones etc., used by persons who are going to cast lots; lot; destiny', vuor'pē (L) 'Glück, Los, Geschick, Schicksal', vi̊irpe (T) 'Los'
Hungarian: orvos (dial. óros, órvas, órvos, urus) 'Arzt; dial. Arznei; Zauberer, Hexenmeister'
Addenda: Liv. ar̄bī 'Hexe'
References: SKES; Szófsz.; MSzFgrE; TESz.

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