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Middle Breton: ˈdeːn

« ˈlowen, ˈlawen (louse) ˈguːr (man) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:man
Source form:den, din
Phonological form:ˈdeːn
Gloss:human being, man, person
Notes:Not the Swadesh term if the opposition man - woman is intended.
Cognate codes:B

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: 424
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class B
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 156
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *gdonyo- 'human, person' < PIE *dʰg̑ʰom-yo- 'human, earthling' (IEW 414).