Breton: ˈreːjs, ˈreːs

« REIZEK (right) ˈdeːhoʷ, ˈdeː(h)u (rightside) »

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Lexeme data

Source form:reizh
Phonological form:ˈreːjs, ˈreːs
Gloss:right, straight, just, correct
Cognate codes:C

Source 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
Pages: 631
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class C
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 619
Reliability: High
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Source: Irslinger, Britta Sofie. 2002: Abstrakta mit Dentalsuffixen im Altirischen. Heidelberg, Winter (Indogermanische Bibliothek: Reihe 3)
Pages: 120
Reliability: High
Comment: The adjectives mir. recht 'just, righteous', MW reizh, Middle Breton rez 'just, right' are listed by many handbooks together with the nouns and reconstructed as Proto-Celtic *rex-tu-. A there is a broad cross-linguistic evidence for a to-adjective, the underlying Proto-Celtic form may be rather *rexto-, which became homonymous with the cognate nouns in Brittonic.