Breton: ˈoːzax

« pried (husband) ˈmeː (I) »

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Lexeme data

Source form:ozac'h
Phonological form:ˈoːzax
Gloss:grown up and married man; head of household / family / farm)
Notes:Can be used in certain regions (Poher, Kernev, Treger) also in plural to denote the married couple.
Cognate codes:(P)

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: 561
Reliability: Exclude (e.g. not the Swadesh term)

Cognate coding

Cognate Class P
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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: A-54-55
Reliability: High
Comment: Cognate with Old Irish aitheach 'vassal, peasant', both from Proto-Celtic *fotiko- 'head of the household' < PIE *potiko-.