Below we display: a Proto-Indo-European (PIE) etymon adapted from Pokorny, with our
own English gloss; our Semantic Field
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Pokorny Etymon: ku̯ak- (onomatopoeic: to quack, croak)
Semantic Field: Sound (n)
|English:||quack||n||noise made by quacking||W7|
|quack||vb||to issue characteristic cry of duck||W7|
Key to Part-of-Speech/Grammatical feature abbreviations:
Key to information Source codes (always with 'LRC' as editor):
|IEW||=||Julius Pokorny: Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (1959)|
|LRC||=||Linguistics Research Center, University of Texas, Austin|
|W7||=||Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary (1963)|