Middle Breton: ˈfroeθ

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Source form:froez, froiz
Phonological form:ˈfroeθ
Gloss:fruit; result, product; offspring
Notes:The Middle Breton form is a collective / plural. The according singulative, frouëzen (Gregoire de Rostrenen, Dictionnaire François Breton 1732) is only attested from the 18th century onwards.
Cognate codes:(B), V

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: 901
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf.
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class B
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 258
Reliability: Loanword
Comment: Common Brittonic borrowing from Latin fructum.
Cognate Class V
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Source: Irslinger, Britta (University of Freiburg/Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)
Reliability: High
Comment: Pre-Middle Breton borrowing.