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Middle Breton: ˌkaːvut ˈuːn, ˈaun

« ˈtaːt (father) ˈplyːven, ˈplyːen (feather) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:fear
Source form:caffout oun, aoun
Phonological form:ˌkaːvut ˈuːn, ˈaun
Gloss:fear
Notes:Light-verb construction: caffout aoun 'to have fear', cf. a m-eux oun 'I have fear' B. n. 728.
Cognate codes:L

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: 121-22
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class L
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 295-96
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *obnu- or *obno- 'fear' < PIE *h₁ogʷno- or *h₁ogʷnu-, cf. PIE *h₁egʷ- (not in LIV).