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Breton to English Lexicon

abred : early
ac'hanta : so
a-dreñv : behind
-ad : (means contents)
-id : diminutive
aber,aven : estuary
aes : easy
aet : gone, left
aod : coast
afo : quickly
aiou ! : ow ! ouch !
all : other
alo : hello (phone)
amañ, aze, ahont : here, there,
amezeg : neighbour
amann : butter
amzer : weather ; time
ankou : Mister death
anv : name
Aotrou : Mister
ar, an, al : the
arc'hant : money
ar re-mañ : those ones
arnev : storm
asied : plate
atav : always
avat : really
avel : wind
a-walc'h : enough
a zo : who/which is
bag : ship
bagad : group (ex : band)
bananez : bananas
banne,bannac'h : a drink
banniel : flag
bar : bar
bara : bread
barrikenn : barrel
beajiñ : to travel
beg : beak, headland; mouth
berr : short
bevañ : to live
bezañ (on, out, eo, omp, oc'h, int, eur) : to be
bezañ o chom : to leave
bier : beer
bihan : small
-bihan : grand- (eg : grandson)
binioù : bagpipe, pipbrock
bir : arrow
bleiz : wolf
blev : hairs
Bloavezh mat : Happy New Year
bloaz : age
boestad : box (full of something)
botoù : shoes
boued : food
bourk : small market town
boutailh : bottle
bragoù : trousers
bras : big, tall
brav : beautiful, nice
Breizh : Brittany
breur (breudeur) : brother(s)
brezhoneg : Breton language
brezhonek : in Breton language
bro : country, region
brusk : chest
buan : quickly
bugel (bugale) : child(ren)
buhez : life
burev : office
bus : bus
butun : tobacco
butuniñ : to smoke
chañs : luck
chokolad : chocolate
chom : to stay
chom a-sav : to stop
c'hoar(ezed) : sister(s)
c'hoari : to play
c'hoazh : again
c'hwec'h : six
C'hwevrer : February
c'hwezh : smell
c'hwezek : sixteen
colliou : horse keeper
da (din, dit, dezhañ, dezhi, dimp, deomp, deoc'h, dezho ou dezhe) : to,
da : your
dall : blind
dañs : dance
dañsal : to dance
daou (div) : two (div before a feminine noun)
daoulagad : eyes
daouzek : twelve
d'ar : on (+day name)
d'ar : to the
Degemer mat : Welcome
dehoù : right
deiz : day
dek : ten
Demat : Good morning
den : man
deskiñ : to learn
deus : come
deuet : come
diaes : hard, difficult
dibenn-sizhun : week-end
digant : from someone
digor : opened
digwener : (next or last) friday
dilhad : clothes
dilun : (next or last) monday
dimerc'her : (next or last) wednesday
dimeurzh : (next or last) tuesday
dindan : under
dirak : in front of
diriaou : (next or last) thursday
disadorn : (next or last) saturday
diskaramzer : Autumn
diskenn : to go down
diskuizhañ : to rest
distagadur : prononciation
disul : (next or last) sunday
divhar : legs
diviz : conversation
diwall ! : careful !
diwan : awakening, waking up
diwezhat : late
dont : to come
dont en-dro : to come back
dont tre : to come in
dor : door
dorn : hand
douar : ground
Doue : God
dour : water
dousig : gently
du : black
Du : November
e : in
e-barzh : inside
ebet : none
Ebrel : April
echu : finished
e-kichen : next to
eizh : eight
emañ (emaon, emaout, emaint) : to be
en, er, el : in the
en-dro : around
enez : island
eo ! : yes (to a negative question)
eontr(ed) : uncle(s)
Eost : August
e-pad : during
e pep lec'h : everywhere
er gêr : at home
erru : arrived
eta : then
etrebroadel : international
eur : hour
eus : from
evañ : to drink
evel : like
evel-just : of course
Even : June
evit : for
evit an deizioù : those days
ez eus : there is
ezhomm : need
falc'hun : falcon
fall : bad
faou : beech
fardañ : to prepare
fenoz : tonight
fest : party, fair
feunteun : fountain, spring
fresk : fresh
fri : nose
galleg : French language
gallek : in French language
gant (ganin, ganit, gantan, ganti, ganimp, ganeoc'h, ganto ou gante) : with
gast ! : shit !
genou : mouth
Genver : January
ger : word
geriadur : dictionary
geriaoueg : vocabulary
glac'har : affliction, sorrow
glas : blue (and green for nature)
glav : rain
Goañv : Winter
gortoz : to wait
goude : after
gouelanig : seagull
Gouere : July
goulenn : to ask
goullo : empty
gouzoug : neck
gouzout (ouzon, ouzout,...) : to know
gevell : twin
gwik : in place names, village, small market town
gwaz(ed) : husband(s)
gwech : time
gweladenniñ : to visit
gwele : bed
gwelet : to see
gwelloc'h : better
gwenn : white
Gwenedour : man from the region of Vannes
Gwener : Friday
Gwengolo : September
gwer : green (except for the colour of nature)
gwerenn : glass
gwerz : sad taditional song
gwin : wine
gwir : true
gwreg (gwragez) : wife (wives)
ha, hag : and
hag all : etcetera
ha kard : and a quarter
hanternoz : midnight
Hañv : Summer
hastañ : to hurry
he : her
hent : road,way
heol : sun
hep : without
hepken : only, no more
Here : October
hini : one, any
hir : long
holen : salt
hon, hor, hol : our
hunvre : dream
illiz : church
istor : history
Itron : Madam
ivez : also, neither
izel : low
jod : cheek
kador : chair
kador-vrec'h : armchair
kaer : beautiful
-kaer : -in-law (eg : son-in-law)
kafe : coffee
kalz : a lot of
kamarad : friend
kanañ : to sing
kant : hundred
eus/'peus, o deus), : to have, to get
kaout c'hoant da : to want to
kaout ezhomm : to need
kared : love (person)
karotez : carrots
karout : to love
karr : car
kastell : castle
kazetenn : newspaper
kazh : cat
kef : cash desk
kegin : kitchen
keginerez : cook woman
kelenner : professor
kemer : to take
ken : no more
ken arc'hoazh : see you tomorrow
Kenavo : Goodbye
kenderv (kendirvi) : cousin(s)
kentel : lesson
kentoc'h : rather
ker : expensive
kêr : town, village
Kernevad : man from the region of Cornwall (in Brittany)
Kerzu : December
ki : dog
kig : meat
kistin : chestnuts
klañv : ill
klask : to look for
kloz : closed
koan : dinner
koant : nice
koad : wood
kof : stomach
komz : to speak
kontadennoù : tales
kontañ : to count
korn : horn ; corner
koulskoude : however
kozh : old
krampouezh : pancakes
kreisteiz : noon
kroashent : crossroads
kroaz(ioù) : cross(es)
krog : started
kuitaat : to live
labour : work
labourat : to work
laer : thief
laezh : milk
laouen : happy
lavaret : to say
legumaj : vegetables
lein : breakfast
lenn : to read
Leonad : man from the region of Leon
leue : calf ; lump
leun : full
levr : book
liorzh : garden
lipous : greedy
liv : color
lizher : letter
loar : moon
loen : animal
loer(où) : socks
lous : dirty
Lun : Monday
lunedoù : glasses
lur : franc (french money)
ma : if
Ma ! : Well !
ma : my
mab : son
mat : good, well
madigoù : sweets
Mae : May
maen : stone
mamm : mother
mamm-gozh : grandmother
Mammig : Mum
-mañ (-se, -hont) : there (from the
mann : zero
marc'had : market
marc'had-mat : cheap
mar plij : please
marv : death, dead
marteze : perhaps
me : me, I
medisinez : woman doctor
melen : yellow, fair
menez : hill,mountain
merc'h(ed) : daughter(s)
Merc'her : Wednesday
met : but
meur : great
Meurzh : March
Meurzh : Tuesday
meuz : dish
mignon(ez) : friend
mil : thousand
milion : million
moger : wall
mont : to go
mont da gousked : to go to bed
mor : sea
moraer : sailor
na : neither
naetaat : to clean
nann : no
naon : hunger
Naoned : Nantes
naontek : nineteen
nav : nine
nebeut : few
nec'h : top
Nedeleg : Christmas
neketa ? : isn't it
nemet : only
n'eus forzh : any-(where, body, time)
n'eus ket : there is not
neuze : so
nevez : new
Nevezamzer : Spring
noz : night
Noz vat ! : Goodnight !
o, oc'h : preposition for present
oad : age
ober (ran,rez, ra, reomp, rit, reont, reer) : to do
serr : closed
setu : here it is, there it is
sevel : to get up
sigaretenn(où) : cigarettes
sistr : cidar
siwazh : unfortunately
skinwel : television
skingomz : radio
skol : school
skol-veur : university
skouarn : ear
skrivañ : to write
skuizh : tired
sot : mad
spontus : frightening ; horrible
sport : sport
stal : shop
stal-voued : food shop
stammenn : sweater
stêr : river
stlabez : mess
straed : street
studiañ : to study
studier(ien) : studient(s)
sukr : sugar
Sul : Sunday
sur : sure
tad : father
tadig : dad
tad-kozh : grandfather
tal : forehead
tammig : a little
tan : fire
taol : table
taol-vaen : dolmen
te : you
teod : tongue
tev : fat
ti : house
ti-kêr : town hall
ti-krampouezh : pancake restaurant
ti-post : post office
tomatez : tomatoes
tomm : hot
tomm-tomm : very hot
tost(oc'h) : near(er)
tra(où) : thing(s)
traoñ : bottom
traoù kozh : junk
traezhenn : beach
treitour : treacherous
tre : very ; absolutely
tren : train
treut : thin
Tregeriad : man from the region of Treger (Treguiér in french)
tri (teir) : three (teir before a feminine noun)
trist : sad
triwec'h : eighteen
trizek : thirteen
trouz : noise
trugarez : thanks
tud : people
ugent : twenty
uhel : high
unan : one
-unan : -self
unnek : eleven
ur, un, ul : a, an
vakansoù : holidays
verb(où) : verb(s)
war : on, on top
war-raok : forward
war-sav : (to be)standing up
ya : yes
Yaou : Thursday
yaouank : young
yec'hed : health
yec'hed mat ! : cheers !
yen : cold
yen-yen : very cold
yezhadur : grammar
zo : there is
zoken : even