moon to count 1 realization
NEW Realization 1
Type Cognates
Language 1 Arabic
Language 2 Geez
Lexeme 1 قَمَر qamar-
Lexeme 2 qamara
Meaning 1 moon
Meaning 2 to count, compute, number, divide
Reference CDG: 432 Baranov

Cf. also Tna. qämärä ‘compute, reckon by the calendar’ (TED I 913) Amh. qämmärä ‘compute, carry out’ (AED I 701). The verb is perhaps a denominative from qamar ‘moon’ which serves in the computation (CDG 432).