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Middle Cornish: gli:n

« 'laða (kill) 'æʤɐn (know) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Cornish
Meaning:knee
Source form:glin
Phonological form:gli:n
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Cognate codes:N

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Blažek, Václav. 2009. On the position of Gaulish within Celtic from the point of view of glottochronology. Indogermansiche Forschungen, 114.
Reliability: High
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Source: http://www.cornishdictionary.org.uk
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class N
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 162
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *glūnos- 'knee'. Origin from PIE *gónu- is beyond doubt, although some soundchanges in Celtic are hard to understand.
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Source: Buck, Carl Darling. 1949/1988. A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Prinicipal Indo-European Languages. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Pages: 243
Reliability: High