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Cognate class 2146

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Notes IE *obh- 'strong, intense' (?) (Walde 1930: 1.177); McCone (1992) derives from Common Celtic *fowno-, cf Old Irish úath 'horror, fear', Lat. pauor /cognate/2626/; Matasović (2009, 295-96) instead derives from Celtic *obnu- or *obno- reflecting a PIE root h₁egʷ- (not in LIV).
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Middle Cornish own (nn.) ɔʊn fear to fear', AF owna, ouna ★★ View
2 Middle Breton caffout oun, aoun ˌkaːvut ˈuːn, ˈaun fear Light-verb construction: caffout aoun 'to have fear', cf. a m-eux oun 'I have fear' B. n. 728. ★★★ View
3 Breton kaout (endevout) aon ˈkɔwd ˈãwn fear Light-verb construction: 'to have fear'. ★★★ View
4 Welsh ofni fear ★★ View
5 [Legacy] Breton St KAOUT AON RAK fear split from DKB ★★★ View
6 [Legacy] Welsh C OFNI fear ★★ View