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Middle Breton: ˈlenkr

« ˈmoːget (smoke) ˈlevn (smooth) »

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Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:smooth
Source form:lencr
Phonological form:ˈlenkr
Gloss:smooth, slippery
Notes:According to the Catholicon (1499) synonymous with lampr 'polished, even, slippery'. Le Pelletier (1752) glosses 'glissant, qui echappe des mains, comme une aiguille'. Probably not the Swadesh term.
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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: 1751
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
Reliability: High

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