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Breton: ˈguːzut

« ˈgliːn (knee) loc'h (lake) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:know
Source form:gouzout
Phonological form:ˈguːzut
Gloss:to know
Notes:Compound of Old Breton guid-, Middle Breton gouz- 'to know' and -but, the verbal noun of 'to be'.
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 http://www.arkaevraz.net/dicobzh/index
Pages: 292-93
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Schrijver, Peter. 2011: Middle and Early Modern Breton. In Ternes, Elmar (ed.) 2011: Brythonic Celtic ‒ Britannisches Keltisch. From Medieval British to Modern Breton. Bremen, Hempen: 359-329 (Münchner Forschungen zur historischen Sprachwissenschaft 11).
Pages: 407-08
Reliability: High
Comment: Compound of Old Breton guid-, Middle Breton gouz- 'to know' and -but, the verbal noun of 'to be'. The finite forms are made up of the respective tenses of 'to be' attached to guid-/gouz-. Cognate verbs in Cornish and Welsh.
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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: 1208-1209
Reliability: High