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Middle Breton: ˈguːr

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:man
Source form:gour
Phonological form:ˈguːr
Gloss:man, servant, person
Notes:According to the Catholicon (1499) synonymous to ozech. The latter is however found in other sources with teh meaning 'husband, married man'.
Cognate codes:C

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: 1018
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class C
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 423
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *wĭro- 'man' < PIE: *wiHro- 'man' (IEW 1177). With short *ĭ in Celtic.