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Middle Breton: ˈponːer

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:heavy
Source form:ponnher
Phonological form:ˈponːer
Gloss:heavy; grave, serious
Notes:Further graphic variants: ponher, pounher, ponner, poner, pouner
Cognate codes:Aa, (G)

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: 2628
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Aa
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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 possible; Favereau, Dict. 612 cites Cornish ponher. CHECK
Cognate Class G
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 596
Reliability: Loanword
Comment: First attested in the Catholicon (1499). Borrowed from Latin ponderis 'of weight'.