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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *blēdanī, possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bʰloyd- (pale), though the semantic connection is weak.[1] See also Lithuanian blaĩvas (whitish, blue, sober), Proto-West Germanic *blait, Albanian blehurë.

Celtic cognates include Welsh blwydd, blwyddyn, Old Breton blened, Cornish bloth, Old Irish blíadain.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈblwɑː/, /ˈblwɑːs/
  • (Vannetais) IPA(key): /ˈbleː/

NounEdit

bloaz m (Vannes dialect, blé m)

  1. year

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) , “bledani”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 69