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Middle Breton: nep ˈmøːr, neˈmøːr

« ˈneːbøt (few) ˈkanːaṽ (fight) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:few
Source form:nep meur, nemeur
Phonological form:nep ˈmøːr, neˈmøːr
Gloss:but a small amount, but a small number, but little
Notes:Generally used with the verb in the negative of after hep 'without'. Na nep meur guer ne liuiris 'only a few words did I say' N. 1143 (Hemon 1975, 147).
Cognate codes:Ab

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: 2025
Reliability: High
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Source: Hemon, Roparz. 1975: A historical morphology and syntax of Breton. Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Medieval and Modern Breton Series III).
Pages: 147
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Ab
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Source: Hemon, Roparz. 1975: A historical morphology and syntax of Breton. Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Medieval and Modern Breton Series III).
Pages: 147
Reliability: High
Comment: Consists of the negator nep and meur 'big'.