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Breton: ˈbrejn

« ˈkɔrdɛn (rope) ˈkrɛnː (round) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:rotten
Source form:brein
Phonological form:ˈbrejn
Gloss:rotten, being in a bad state, uncultivated
Notes:
Cognate codes:E

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: 87
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class E
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 73
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *bragni- 'rotten, faul', cf. PIE *bʰreHg- (IEW 165f.).