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Middle Breton: ˈeðn

« ˈmøːr (big) ˈlaːpus (bird) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:bird
Source form:ezn, ezen, ezenn
Phonological form:ˈeðn
Gloss:bird, chick
Notes:Middle Breton ezn is attested only twice, in the Catholicon (1499, lexicographical source) and in the Mirouer de la mort, a religious poem coposed in 1519.
Cognate codes:G

Sources of lexical data

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Source: GIB = Hemon, Roparz. 1979–1998. Geriadur istorel ar brezhoneg / Dictionnaire historique du breton. 2. éd. Plomelin: Preder.
Pages: 789
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class G
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 129
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *fetno- 'bird'.