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Breton: ˈbeːwã

« ˈbeːzã en e ˈxurves/ˈbeːzã gurˈveːzet (lie) ˈaːvy (liver) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:live
Source form:bevañ
Phonological form:ˈbeːwã
Gloss:to live, to nourrish
Notes:
Cognate codes:A

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: 65
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class A
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 107
Reliability: High
Comment: Verb based on bew ad. 'livin, alive' < Proto-Celtic *biu̯o-, cf. PIE *gʷi̯eh₃- 'to live', cf. Matasović (2009: 67).