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Cognate class 1011

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Citation: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill. Pages: 259-60 View Different stems in Proto-Celtic. The Insular Celtic adjectives are from *mati- 'good', while Gaulish has also matu- and mato-.
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Gaulish matu- good Reconstructed form, based on attestations in the calendar of Coligny. ★★ View
2 Old Irish maith maθʹ good < IE *ma-ti-,root: *mā- ‘good, in good time, in time'. Cf. also Lat maturus 'mature, ripe'. ★★★ View
3 Old Cornish mat good ★★★ View
4 Middle Cornish mas ma:z good ★★★ View
5 Old Breton mat good ★★★ View
6 Middle Breton mat ˈmaːt good ★★★ View
7 Breton mat ˈmaːt good ★★★ View
8 Old Welsh mad good Middle Welsh. ★★★ View
9 Welsh mad good ★★★ View
10 Irish maith mˠa, mˠah, mˠaɪ, mˠaɪh good Last 2 forms are from Ulster. ★★ View
11 Scottish Gaelic math ma:, mah good ★★★ View
12 Manx mie good ★★★ View
13 [Legacy] Breton St mat maːd good ★★★ View
14 [Legacy] Breton Se MAT good ★★ View
15 [Legacy] Irish A MAITH good ★★ View