louarn

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *lowernos, from Proto-Celtic *loɸernos (compare Cornish lowarn, Welsh llwyrn ‎(will-o’-the-wisp)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wl(o)p- ~ *h₂ulp- ‎((red) fox) (compare Latin vulpēs, Lithuanian lãpė, Ancient Greek ἀλώπηξ ‎(alṓpēx), Persian روباه ‎(rubâh)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

louarn m ‎(plural lern or louarned)

  1. fox

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