Middle Breton: aˈseːðaṽ / ˈbeːðaṽ aˈseːðet

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Language:Middle Breton
Source form:asezaff ? / bezaff asezet
Phonological form:aˈseːðaṽ / ˈbeːðaṽ aˈseːðet
Gloss:to sit, to sit down / to be seated
Notes:The verb asazaff, attested in the Catholicon (1499)is usually glossed with French s'asseoir 'to sit down'. Intransitive 'to sit' can be found in "hag e asez a-n tu dechou da doue an tad" 'and he sits on the right side of God the father' (Stokes ed.: Middle Breton Hours p. 6). Triggered by translation? There is no verb 'to stand' either.
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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: 181-82
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf.
Reliability: High

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