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Cognate class 4928

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1 Middle Breton togn, tougn? ˈtoːɲ, ˈtuːɲ dull Used to denote a flat nose as well as for instruments like a sword of a sickle. The latter usage is however only attested from Early Modern Breton onwards. If the Middle Breton meaning was 'flat', tougn is not the Swadesh term. Etymology: Like Welsh twm 'cut, broken' from Vulgar Latin *tondere 'to shear' (Deshayes 2003, 728). L View