ewythr

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh ewythyr, from Proto-Celtic *awontīr (compare Cornish ewnter, Breton eontr, Old Irish amnair), from *h₂euh₂-n-tlo (compare Latin avunculus), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os (grandfather) (compare Middle Irish ó, Latin avus (grandfather), dialectal German Awwe (grandfather), Ohm (uncle)).

Noun[edit]

ewythr m (plural ewythredd)

  1. uncle

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ewythr unchanged unchanged hewythr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.