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Breton: ˈgliːn

« ˈlaːzã (kill) ˈguːzut (know) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Breton
Meaning:knee
Source form:glin
Phonological form:ˈgliːn
Gloss:knee
Notes:
Cognate codes:N

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: 277
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class N
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 162
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *glūnos- 'knee'. Origin from PIE *gónu- is beyond doubt, although some soundchanges in Celtic are hard to understand.
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Source: Anderson, Cormac (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)