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There is some tendency to override these exceptions, levelling the whole process. In the case of the days of the month the mutation does occur at centan "the first" (also d'ar c'hentan "(on) the first"), ar berno "the fifth", but an daou (or an eil) "the second". 2) The unmarked position of the adjective in Breton is after the modified noun. After feminine singular (including olac'h) and masculine human plural nouns (except those in -ou) lenition may occur. e. , g, gw beginning the adjective are lenited.

3 above are applicable here. In addition, if the nominal element begins in a vowel, then the a of the article is fortis. Morphological details are given in the next chapter, however, the definite article is an, al, ax, and the indefinite article (a unique feature of Breton among Celtic languages) is un. yj, HE. An/un are used before words beginning in a vowel, a. J, d, h; al/ul are used before 1-; ar/ur are used in other cases. Lenition occurs where the noun is feminine singular or masculine human plural.

In the first case, however, m. is exclusively fortis in Breton, with v being the reflex of original lenis m. (and lenis bj. So we have a fortis/lenis pair here. As for E/b_ to which i/d_, fe/& at least may be added, it might be asserted that here we have a fortis consonant which happens to be voiceless, paired with a lenis consonant which happens to be voiced. It is interesting to note a surname like Laaathu. , ed du (N + AJ) "buckwheat" (lit. "corn black"), often rendered with voiceless fortis [tt].

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