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Middle Cornish: 'mɛlɪn

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Cornish
Meaning:yellow
Source form:melyn
Phonological form:'mɛlɪn
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Cognate codes:D

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 D
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 263
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *melino- 'yellow', based on *meli- 'honey'. The original meaning was 'honey-colored'.
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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