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Breton: gwer

« LETON (grass) ˈglaːs (green) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:green
Source form:gwer
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:generally artificial
Cognate codes:(G), X

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: 310
Reliability: High
Comment: generally artificial, rarely for vegetation etc. (But the two examples cited actually refer to vegetation and landscape).

Cognate coding

Cognate Class X
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 305-306
Reliability: High
Cognate Class G
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 305-306
Reliability: Loanword
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Source: Buck, Carl Darling. 1949/1988. A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Prinicipal Indo-European Languages. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Pages: 1058-1059
Reliability: Loanword