Breton: ˈpɛlː

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Lexeme data

Source form:pell
Phonological form:ˈpɛlː
Gloss:far, long, for a long time
Cognate codes:F

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: 577
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 164
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *kʷello- 'far', cf. PIE *kʷel- 'to turn' (IEW 640; note that this root is reconstructed as *kʷelh₁- in LIV 386). Matasović considers this etymology as rather speculative.