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Breton: ˈhiːr, ˈiːr

« ˈaːvy (liver) ˈlauɛn (louse) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:long
Source form:hir
Phonological form:ˈhiːr, ˈiːr
Gloss:long (distance and time)
Notes:
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: 337
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 337
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *sīro- 'long' < *seh₁-ro- 'long lasting' (IEW 891).