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Breton: ˈbrymːɛn, ˈbrymɛn

« morenn (fog) ˈtrwɑːt (foot) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:fog
Source form:brumenn
Phonological form:ˈbrymːɛn, ˈbrymɛn
Gloss:mist, fog
Notes:Difficult to ascertain which of the many Modern Breton words for 'fog' is the Swadesh term.
Cognate codes:Ae, (C)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Favereau, Frañses. 1997. Dictionnaire du breton contemporain = Geriadur ar brezhoneg a-vremañ. Morlaix: Skol Vreizh. Available online at http://www.arkaevraz.net/dicobzh/index
Pages: 95
Reliability: High
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Source: GIB = Hemon, Roparz. 1979–1998. Geriadur istorel ar brezhoneg / Dictionnaire historique du breton. 2. éd. Plomelin: Preder.
Pages: 333
Reliability: High
Comment: Goves no attestations from the 20th cent.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Ae
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 144
Reliability: High
Cognate Class C
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 144
Reliability: Loanword
Comment: First attested in Maunoir, Les dictionnaires... 1659. Productively formed fo from Middle Breton brume (1499). Only the latter is a loan-word.