This Proto-Brythonic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Brythonic edit

Etymology edit

From pre-Proto-Brythonic *brusnā, rebuilt ā-stem from Proto-Celtic *brusnos, genitive singular of *brusū (belly, breast).

Noun edit

*bronn f

  1. breast

Descendants edit

  • Old Breton: bronn
  • Cornish: bronn
  • Middle Welsh: bron

References edit

  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN
  • University of Wales Proto-Celtic Wordlist