from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not attested: a series of unattested quotations.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not supported by attestation, lacking supporting evidence in the form of assurance from an authority.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not attested; having no attestation.
There has literally been no point since 1400 when singular they went unattested in contemporary English.
We could assume eg. a parallel but unattested Aegean loan to Anatolian from the same root, but that would remain speculation just as much.
Further down history we may lack a suitable resolution of data — intermediate forms may go unattested — so some apparent disrepancies will be popping up.
The vocalism of the Egyptian word is unattested due to the nature of its script but if we reconstruct *mīnašat, it agrees better with the Hittite and Mycenaean material while still resembling the Latin reflex enough to pursue this hypothetical relationship further.
Wallace's title would depend on a usage of the Etruscan term that, as far as I know, is completely unattested.
It carries a design that bears a clear resemblance to the "Ring of Nestor," even featuring those otherwise unattested chrysalises.
Paleoglot: Daydreaming about unattested Etruscan pronouns skip to main
A Noun that has the accent shift between Root-Stem Suffix-Case ending in Nom-Acc-Gen is a holodynamic paradigm and not unattested.
So it is the safest bet compared with assuming words that are completely unattested.
Since this is a little statue, it obviously can't be "poured" and that rules out an unattested passive preterite *lenaχe if you feel Occam's Razor just isn't enough.
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