-ijenn

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Breton -ien.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ijenn

  1. -ity, -ness
    start + -ijenn = startijenn
    teñval (dark) + -ijenn = teñvalijenn (darkness)

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. R. F. Piette, French loanwords in Middle Breton (1973), page 12: Thus the modern suffix -ijenn in such words as yenijenn [...] represents MB. -ien: yenien [...]