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sau-

prefix. very badly

Derivations

  • SAW “disgusting, foul, vile; bad, unhealthy, ill, wretched” ✧ PE17/183

Element in

  • Q. saucarë “doing or making a thing very badly” ✧ PE17/183
  • Q. saucarya “evil-doing”
  • ᴺQ. sauluppo “cancer (disease)”

Phonetic Developments

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SAWA > sau-[sau-]✧ PE17/183

sau-

verb. sau-

sau- prefix denoting doing something very badly, as in saucarë, q.v. (PE17:183)