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Cognate class 974

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Notes related to Lat.: penna 'wing, feather' (de Vaan); Buck has the Celtic languages related to *pet 'to fly', cf. /cognate/1567/
Citation: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill. Pages: 129 View The Celtic words come from Proto-Celtic *fetno- 'bird' < PIE *pet-no- (noun or adjective).
  Language Lexeme Phonological Meaning Notes Rating
1 Spanish pájaro 'paxaɾo bird < Lat passer 'sparrow', later VulgLat passar 'bird'. ★★★ View
2 Romanian pasăre bird fr. Lat.: passer 'sparrow' (Buck) ★★★ View
3 Gaulish etno- bird Attested in a theonym Etnosus, but assumed to contain the basic Gaulish word in this sense. ★★★ View
4 Old Irish én e:n bird < IE *pet-no- ‘to fly’. ★★★ View
5 Old Cornish hethen bird ★★★ View
6 Middle Cornish edhen 'ɛðɛn bird ★★★ View
7 Old Breton etn bird ★★★ View
8 Middle Breton ezn, ezen, ezenn ˈeðn bird Middle Breton ezn is attested only twice, in the Catholicon (1499, lexicographical source) and in the Mirouer de la mort, a religious poem coposed in 1519. ★★★ View
9 Breton evn ˈẽvn, ˈẽwn, ẽːn bird ★★ View
10 Old Welsh etn bird ★★★ View
11 Welsh edn bird ★★★ View
12 Irish éan eːnˠ bird ★★ View
13 Scottish Gaelic eun bird ★★★ View
14 Manx eean bird ★★★ View
15 [Legacy] Greek K PTENON bird ★★ View
16 [Legacy] Breton St evn 'ẽwn bird Removed (NE). ★★★ View
17 [Legacy] Breton Se EN bird ★★ View
18 [Legacy] Welsh C ADERYN bird ★★ View
19 [Legacy] Irish A EAN bird ★★ View