Breton: ˈtɔst

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Lexeme data

Source form:tost
Phonological form:ˈtɔst
Gloss:near; almost; sparing, severe
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
Pages: 742
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 732
Reliability: High
Comment: First attested in the Catholicon. Brittonic borrowing (Breton, Welsh) from Latin tostus 'grilled, burned'.
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Source: Anderson, Cormac (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
Reliability: Loanword
Comment: Seemingly from Old French tost < tostum, cf Fr. tôt