Middle Breton: ˈskorn

« ˈmeː (I) ma, mar (if) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Source form:scorn
Phonological form:ˈskorn
Gloss:ice, frozen water
Cognate codes:(H)

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: 2882
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf.
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class H
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Source: Favereau, Frañses. 1997. Dictionnaire du breton contemporain = Geriadur ar brezhoneg a-vremañ. Morlaix: Skol Vreizh. Available online at
Pages: 681
Reliability: Loanword
Comment: Favereau cites Cornish scorn and Old French sorne (Ernault). CHECK
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 669
Reliability: High
Comment: First attested in the Catholicon (1499). No cognates outside Breton, orogin unknown.