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Middle Breton: ma, mar

« ˈskorn (ice) e, en (in) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:if
Source form:ma, mar
Phonological form:ma, mar
Gloss:if
Notes:See Hemon (1975, 295ff.) for the distribution of ma and mar: ma is used in negative indicative clauses and in conditional clauses, while mar is used in indicative affirmative clauses.
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: 1868-69
Reliability: High
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Source: Hemon, Roparz. 1975: A historical morphology and syntax of Breton. Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Medieval and Modern Breton Series III).
Pages: 295-297
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class H
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 492
Reliability: High