Myvyrian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Myvyr (older alternative spelling of the Welsh name Myfyr) + -ian

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US, South Wales) IPA(key): /miviriən/
  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /mɨvɨriən/

Adjective[edit]

Myvyrian (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Owain Myfyr (Owen Jones), who was partly responsible for the The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales.
    • 1822, Transactions of the Cymmrodorion, or, Metropolitan Cambrian Institution, volume 1, page 177:
      A
      CATALOGUE OF THE MYVYRIAN MSS.
      BELONGING TO THE
      CYMMRODORION*.
      PRELIMINARY REMARKS.
      The printed and manuscript books, known under the denomination of the MYVYRIAN COLLECTION, and which have been purchased by the CYMMRODORION from the representatives of the late owner, Mr. Owen Jones, are, in number, one hundred and fifty volumes, [] .
    • 1870, Owain Myvyr (Owen Jones), Iolo Morganwg (Edward Williams), Idrison (William Owen Pughe) (editors), The Myvyrian Archaiology of Wales, volumes 1-3 (Denbigh)