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Breton: o ˈveːza ma (veǝ, veɑ̃)

« dre ma (because) pewˈgɥiːr (because) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:because
Source form:o veza ma
Phonological form:o ˈveːza ma (veǝ, veɑ̃)
Gloss:given that
Notes:contains the particle o + bezañ (infinitive) 'to be' + ma 'that, so that, if'
Cognate codes:(E)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Dyen, Isidore Kruskal, Joseph and Black, Paul (1992). An Indoeuropean Classification, a Lexicostatistical Experiment. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 82/5.
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
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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
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Not in this source
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Source: Favereau, Francis. 1997: Grammaire du Breton contemporain - Yezhadur ar brezhoneg a-vremañ. Morlaix, Skol Vreizh.
Pages: 376-377
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)
Comment: Frequent in Tregor Breton with the meaning 'given that': o vezañ ma oa noz 'given that it was night'.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class E
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Source: Dyen, Isidore Kruskal, Joseph and Black, Paul (1992). An Indoeuropean Classification, a Lexicostatistical Experiment. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 82/5.
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)