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Number: 893
Root: kelǝu̯o-, keleu̯o-
English meaning: bald
German meaning: `kahl'
Material: Ai. áti-kūrva-, -kū̆lva- `ganz kahl', av. kaurva-, npers. kal `haarlos, kahl', ai. kālvālīkr̥ta- `kahl gemacht';

    lat. calvus `kahl, haarlos' (Gdf. ital. kalou̯os aus idg. *keleu̯os wegen:) osk. Kalúvieís (daneben osk. Kalaviis `Calvius', päl. Calauan[s]), wozu lat. calva `Hirnschale, Schädel', calvāria ds., in Glossen auch `Becher'.

    Über die versuchte Vermittlung mit nhd. kahl unter Annahme idg. Anlautschwankung s. unter kal- `kahl'; andere anklingende Worte sind (mit expressivem kh-) ai. khalatí- `kahlköpfig', khalvāta- ds. (: arm. xalam `Schädel'?).

References: WP. I 447, WH. I 143 f.
Pages: 554
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