baitā or paitā?
- baitā or paitā?English meaning: goatskinDeutsche Übersetzung: “Ziegenfell, out of it gefertigter Rock”Material: the relation from Gk. βαίτη “ tent or skirt from (nanny goats) fur “ to Goth. paida f. “ body skirt, petticoat “, O.S. pēda ‘skirt”, O.E. püd “ mantle “, O.H.G. pfeit “ shirt, shirtlike vestment, shirtlike piece of apparel “ is decided there, that Gmc. word is borrowed from Gk. words; from dem Gmc. again finn. paita and perhaps Alb. petkë, petëk “ clothes “; Gk. βαίτη is probably Thrac. Lw. or goes back to Alb. forms in Illyr. *paitü ?References: WP. II 104, Feist 381 f., Bonfante BAL.-SLAV. 36, 141 f.
Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary. 2015.