Iwerddon

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸīwerjon- (compare Cornish Iwerdhon, Breton Iwerzhon, Irish Éireann (gen.)), oblique of *ɸīwerjō (compare Middle Welsh Iwerd (Irish Sea), Irish Éire (Ireland)), from Proto-Indo-European *piHwerjon-, from *piHwer- (fat) (compare Ancient Greek πίειρα (píeira, fertile), Sanskrit पीवर (pī́vara, fat, plump, robust)).

Proper noun[edit]

Iwerddon f

  1. Ireland