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Middle Breton: ˈhoːlen, ˈoːlen

« taˈraːvat (rub) ˈtrɛːθ (sand) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:salt
Source form:holen, olen, olèn, hòalen
Phonological form:ˈhoːlen, ˈoːlen
Gloss:salt
Notes:
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: 1240
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: 319
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *salano- 'salt', cf. PIE *seh₂1- 'salt'. gen.sg. *sh₂1-os (IEW 878). The Irish and British forms cannot derived from a single proto-form. Old Irish salann points to a PIE derived stem *sh₂l-Hno- > PCelt. salano-, while the British words have another suffix, i.e. Proto-Celtic *saleno- < *sh₂l-eno-.