Middle Breton: ˈpelː

« ˈkueðaṽ (fall) ˈlart (fat) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Source form:pell
Phonological form:ˈpelː
Gloss:far (distance), long (time)
Cognate codes:F

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: 2145-46
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf.
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 176
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *kʷello- 'far', cf. PIE *kʷel- 'to turn' (IEW 640; note that this root is reconstructed as *kʷelh₁- in LIV 386). Matasović considers this etymology as rather speculative.