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Middle Cornish: 'gɔθfɔs

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Cornish
Meaning:know
Source form:godhvos
Phonological form:'gɔθfɔs
Gloss:
Notes:Compound
Cognate codes:F

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 F
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Source: Schrijver, Peter. 2011: Middle and Early Modern Breton. In Ternes, Elmar (ed.) 2011: Brythonic Celtic ‒ Britannisches Keltisch. From Medieval British to Modern Breton. Bremen, Hempen: 359-329 (Münchner Forschungen zur historischen Sprachwissenschaft 11).
Pages: 407-08
Reliability: High
Comment: Compound of Old Breton guid-, Middle Breton gouz- 'to know' and -but, the verbal noun of 'to be'. The finite forms are made up of the respective tenses of 'to be' attached to guid-/gouz-. Cognate verbs in Cornish and Welsh.
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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