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Middle Breton: ˈguːðut

« ˈgliːn (knee) ˈlenː (lake) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:know
Source form:gouzout, gouzuout
Phonological form:ˈguːðut
Gloss:to know, to be acquainted with, to be able
Notes:Compound of Old Breton guid-, Middle Breton gouz- 'to know' and -but, the verbal noun of 'to be'.
Cognate codes:F

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: 1036-1041
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class F
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Source: Schrijver, Peter. 2011: Middle and Early Modern Breton. In Ternes, Elmar (ed.) 2011: Brythonic Celtic ‒ Britannisches Keltisch. From Medieval British to Modern Breton. Bremen, Hempen: 359-329 (Münchner Forschungen zur historischen Sprachwissenschaft 11).
Pages: 407-08
Reliability: High
Comment: Compound of Old Breton guid-, Middle Breton gouz- 'to know' and -but, the verbal noun of 'to be'. The finite forms are made up of the respective tenses of 'to be' attached to guid-/gouz-. Cognate verbs in Cornish and Welsh.