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Middle Breton: yn, ˈynan

« ˈkoːθ (old) ˈalː, aˈralː (other) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:one
Source form:un, vn, unan, vnan
Phonological form:yn, ˈynan
Gloss:one
Notes:Un is used adjectivally, unan substantivally.
Cognate codes:A

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: Hemon, Roparz. 1975: A historical morphology and syntax of Breton. Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Medieval and Modern Breton Series III).
Pages: 165
Reliability: High
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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: 400
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class A
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 304-05
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *oi̯no- 'one' < PIE *h₃ei̯-no- 'one' (IEW 28lff.). Matasivić assumed the derivative *oi̯nano- 'alone, personally' to underly OIr. oentin and MBret. unan, onan, and W hunan (with secondary h-).