gwern

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Breton guern or guaern Proto-Celtic *wernā- (compare Gaulish uerna, Old Irish fern and French vergne).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gwern pl (singulative gwernenn)

  1. alders

Noun[edit]

gwern f (plural gwernioù IPA(key): ˈɡwɛʁ.njɔʊ)

  1. mast
  2. swamp

Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

idem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gwern pl (singular gwernen)

  1. alders

Noun[edit]

  1. mast
  2. swamp

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wernā- (compare Old Irish fern). Cognate with Old Armenian գերան (geran) and Albanian verr (alder).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gwern f (singulative gwernen, plural gwerni or gwernydd)

  1. alder

Mutation[edit]

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