Word Family - Cane

October theme: Ancient Borrowings 𒅴

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cane, cannon, canon

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  • Sumerian 𒄀𒈾 gi.na reed
    • Akkadian 𒄀 qanû reed
      • Mycenaean Greek 𐀒𐀜𐀛𐀠 ko-no-ni-pi cross bar?
      • Hebrew קָנֶה kané cane, stick, reed, windpipe
      • ? Pre-Greek substrate?
        • Ancient Greek κάννα kánna reed, reed mat
          • Latin canna reed, cane, pipe, flute
            • Western Romance
              • French canne cane, stick, peg, rod
                • English cane
              • Italian canna cane, rod, pipe, tube
                • Italian cannolo little tube, cannoli
                  • English cannoli
                • Italian cannone big pipe, cannon
                  • French canon cannon
                    • English cannon
                  • German Kanone cannon, gun
              • Spanish caña cane, reed, glass of beer, tiller
                • Spanish caño tube, pipe, drain, channel
                  • Spanish cañón (big) pipe, barrel (of a gun), cannon, canyon
                    • English canyon
            • Latin canālis pipe, ditch, channel, canal
              • Western Romance
                • Old French chenal
                  • French chenal
                  • English channel
                • Italian canale canal, channel
                  • German Kanal canal, channel
                • Spanish canal canal, channel, cleavage
              • French canal learned re-borrowing
                • English canal
                • Romanian canal canal, channel
          • Ancient Greek κᾰνών kanṓn rod, pole, monochord (musical instrument), measuring rod, rule, norm, principle, paradigm
            • Aramaic
              • Arabic قَانُون qānūn canon, axiom, principle, law, qanun
                • Hindi क़ानून qānūn law, statute
                • Persian قانون qânun law, statute, rule
                • Turkish kanun law, statute, code, qanun
                  • English qanun
              • Hebrew קָנוֹן qānôn canon
              • Classical Syriac ܩܢܘܢܐ qānōnāʾ rule, hymn, clerical order, measuring rod, section of scripture
                • Classical Syriac ܟܢܘܢܬܐ kənūntāʾ plumb line, ruler, straight edge
            • Latin canōn rule, canon, catalog of sacred writings
              • Western Romance
                • Italian canone canon, fee
              • French canon canon
                • English canon
              • Russian кано́н kanón
            • Greek κανόνας kanónas canon

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Collected English words

cane, cannoli, cannon, canyon, channel, canal, qanun, canon