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Cognate class 1041

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Notes Controversial, explained either as loanwords from Latin tendere or as inherited verbs, based on PIE *ten- 'to span, to stretch' (LIV 626).
Citation: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée. Pages: 719 View A Common Brittonic (and Irish) borrowing von Latin tendere 'to stretch, to direct'.
Citation: LEIA = Lexique étymologique de l'Irlandais Ancien. Par Joseph Vendryes, ... Pages: T-49 View Cites literature for both assumptions.
Citation: Fleuriot, Léon. 1964: Dictionnaire des gloses en vieux breton. Paris, ... Pages: 314 s.v. tinsit View An inherited word based on PIE *ten- 'to stretch, to span' may have mixed up with a Latin borrowing.
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Middle Cornish tenna 'tɛn:a pull ★★★ View
2 Middle Breton tennaff ˈtenːaṽ pull ★★★ L View
3 Breton tennañ ˈtɛnːã pull ★★★ L View
4 Welsh tynnu pull ★★ View
5 [Legacy] Welsh C TYNNU pull ★★ View