rhaeadr

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh reatir, from Proto-Celtic *riyatros (compare Old Irish ríathor), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃reiH- (to flow). More at rhewyn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈr̥ɑɨ̯adar/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈr̥ai̯adar/

Noun[edit]

rhaeadr f (plural rhaeadrau or rhëydr)

  1. waterfall, cascade

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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