-au

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Welsh[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh -eu, from Old Welsh -ou, from Proto-Brythonic *-ow, from Proto-Celtic *-owes, u-stem nominative plural.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-au

  1. Pluralisation suffix, similar to English -s

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References[edit]

  • King, Gareth (2007). Modern Welsh Dictionary. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0199228744.
  1. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1995) Studies in British Celtic historical phonology (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 5), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 331