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Middle Breton: ˈkiːk

« ˈkals (many) ˈloar, ˈloer (moon) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:meat
Source form:quic, quicq, quyc
Phonological form:ˈkiːk
Gloss:meat, flesh
Notes:
Cognate codes:E

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: 1506
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class E
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 204
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *kīkā 'breast'. In Brittonic the meaing is 'meat', but the meaning of Mir. cich [a f] 'breast' is probably the original one. Also in Gaul. Cic-ollus, PN. Popular expressive word.