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Middle Breton: ˈkoːθ

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:old
Source form:coz
Phonological form:ˈkoːθ
Gloss:old, ancient
Notes:
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: 1630
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: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 218-19
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *kotto- 'old'. "According to Sims-Williams (2006: 67) Cat. cot 'hill', Sp. cueto are from the Gaulish reflex of this word. The semantic development was presumably from 'old' to 'curved, humpbacked hillock'. In any case, these words are probably of non-IE origin."