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Middle Breton: ˈpenː

« ˈeṽ (he) ˈkleːvet (hear) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:head
Source form:penn, pen
Phonological form:ˈpenː
Gloss:head; chief, commander; end, top, aim; person, nobody
Notes:
Cognate codes:E

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: 2154-54
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class E
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 177
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *kʷenno- 'head'.