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Breton: ˈplyːɛn, ˈplỹːven

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:feather
Source form:pluenn, pluñvenn
Phonological form:ˈplyːɛn, ˈplỹːven
Gloss:feather, trigger, bolt
Notes:Singulative. The corresponding collective is plu or pluñv.
Cognate codes:(E), M

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 http://www.arkaevraz.net/dicobzh/index
Pages: 603
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class E
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Source: LEIA = Lexique étymologique de l'Irlandais Ancien. Par Joseph Vendryes, Edouard Bachellery & Pierre-Yves Lambert. 7 vols. Dublin: Dublin Inst. for Advanced Studies, 1959-1996.
Pages: O-128
Reliability: Loanword
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Source: Anderson, Cormac (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
Reliability: Loanword
Cognate Class M
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Source: GIB = Hemon, Roparz. 1979–1998. Geriadur istorel ar brezhoneg / Dictionnaire historique du breton. 2. éd. Plomelin: Preder.
Pages: 2237
Reliability: High
Comment: First attested in the Catholicon (1499), thus inherited in Modern Breton.
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Source: Anderson, Cormac (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
Reliability: High