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See also: evän, evan, and Evan



From Old Breton evaff (in the Catholicon), from Proto-Celtic *ɸibeti, from *pi-ph₃-, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₃-. Compare Cornish eva and Welsh yfed, Old Irish ibid.




  1. (transitive) to drink


Personal forms
Indicative Conditional Imperative
Present Imperfect Preterite Future Present Imperfect
1s evan even evis evin evfen evjen -
2s evez eves evjout evi evfes evjes ev
3s ev eve evas evo evfe evje evet
1p evomp evemp evjomp evimp evfemp evjemp evomp
2p evit evec'h evjoc'h evot evfec'h evjec'h evit
3p evont event evjont evint evfent evjent event
0 ever eved evjod evor evfed evjed -
Impersonal forms Mutated forms
Infinitive: evañ, evet
Present participle: oc'h evañ
Past participle: evet (auxiliary verb: kaout)
Soft mutation after a: a ev-
Mixed mutation after e: ec'h ev-
Soft mutation after ne/na: n'ev-

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