louarn

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *louernos (attested in Gaulish), from Proto-Celtic *lowerno (compare Cornish lowarn, Welsh llwyrn (will-o'-the-wisp)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wl(o)p ~ *h₂ulp ‘(red) fox’ (compare Italian volpe, Lithuanian lãpė, Greek αλεπού (alepoú), Persian روباه (rubâh)).

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Noun[edit]

louarn m (plural lern)

  1. fox

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