Breton: ˈkrɛnː

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Lexeme data

Source form:krenn
Phonological form:ˈkrɛnː
Gloss:average, neat, complete, round
Cognate codes:B

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: 445-46
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class B
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 227
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *krundi- 'round, compact' Matasović assumed a relation with *krumbo- 'round, compact', cf. Mod. Bret. kromm 'curved'. In this case, *krundi- may originate from *krum-di-. Both *krundi- and *krumbo- may be loanwords from some non-IE language.
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Source: Anderson, Cormac (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology)
Reliability: High