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Middle Breton: ˈbrỹːm

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Lexeme data

Language:Middle Breton
Meaning:fog
Source form:brum
Phonological form:ˈbrỹːm
Gloss:mist, French brume, Latin bruma
Notes:First attested in the Catholicon (1499). See also brumen 'fog' attested in Julien Maunoir, Les dictionnaires français-breton et breton- français (1659), which is considered as the first work of Early Modern Breton. All other Breton words denoting 'fog' are attested even later.
Cognate codes:(Ae), (C)

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: 333
Reliability: High
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Source: Dictionnaire historique Meurgorf. http://meurgorf.brezhoneg.bzh/
URL: 333
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class Ae
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 144
Reliability: Loanword
Cognate Class C
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Source: Deshayes, Albert. 2003: Dictionnaire étymologique du breton. Douarnenez, chasse-marée.
Pages: 144
Reliability: Loanword
Comment: From Old French brume 'winter' (1260) from Latin bruma 'winter'.