grug

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *wrūcos (compare Welsh grug, Middle Breton groegan), from Proto-Celtic *wroicos (compare Irish fraoch), from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥Hḱo- (compare Czech vřes, Latvian vìrsis, Greek ερείκη (ereíki)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [gryːg]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [griːg]

Noun[edit]

grug m (plural grugow)

  1. heather

Mutation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh gwrug, from Proto-Brythonic *wrūcos (compare Cornish grug, Middle Breton groegan), from Proto-Celtic *wroicos (compare Irish fraoch), from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥Hḱo- (compare Czech vřes, Latvian vìrsis, Greek ερείκη (ereíki)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [ɡrɨːg]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [ɡriːg]

Noun[edit]

grug m

  1. heather

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
grug rug ngrug unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]