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Cognate class 4079

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Notes Identical with 'wife' /cognate/1083/ with literature concerning the etymology.
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Old Cornish gr(u)eg woman ★★★ View
2 Middle Cornish gwrēk woman ★★★ View
3 Old Breton gruec woman Middle Breton. ★★★ View
4 Middle Breton gurec, greuc, grec, grouec, groec ˈgurec woman The original meaning seems to be 'woman', but the attestations meaning 'wife' are more frequent. ★★★ View
5 Old Welsh gwreic woman Middle Welsh. ★★★ View
6 Welsh gwraig woman split from DKB, prob. fem. der. fr. GWR 'man' (Buck 1949: 83) ★★★ View
7 [Legacy] Breton St gwreg woman ★★★ View