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Middle Breton: ˈaːvel

« ˈpriːet (wife) ˈaskel (wing) »

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:wind
Source form:avel, auel
Phonological form:ˈaːvel
Gloss:wind
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: 171
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: 74
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *awelā 'breeze, wind', cf. PIE: *h₂uh₁-el- (IEW 8lff.). Neuter l-stem, probably with nom. sg. *h₂ewh₁-l, gen. sg. *h₁uh₂-el-s. Cognate with Gr. áella 'stormwind'.