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Middle Breton: ˈoːzex

« ˈhemolx (hunt) ˈpriːet (husband) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:husband
Source form:ozech, osech, ozec'h
Phonological form:ˈoːzex
Gloss:husband, married man, head of the houshold; man?
Notes:Seems to be used in the same contexts as priet. The Catholicon (1499) gives as synonyms Middle Breton gour, Middle French homme and Latin vir.
Cognate codes:P

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: 2087
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class P
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Source: LEIA = Lexique étymologique de l'Irlandais Ancien. Par Joseph Vendryes, Edouard Bachellery & Pierre-Yves Lambert. 7 vols. Dublin: Dublin Inst. for Advanced Studies, 1959-1996.
Pages: A-54-55
Reliability: High
Comment: Cognate with Old Irish aitheach 'vassal, peasant', both from Proto-Celtic *fotiko- 'head of the household' < PIE *potiko-.