-iau

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See also: iau, Iau, IAU, iaʻu, and i-au

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin -ellus

Suffix[edit]

-iau

  1. Used to form diminutive forms of nouns
    agniau - lamb (small sheep)

Descendants[edit]

  • French: -eau

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Cornish -yow, Breton -ioù.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-iau

Suffix[edit]

-iau

  1. Forms plural nouns., -s
    cadair (chair) + ‎-iau → ‎cadeiriau (chairs)
    dydd (day) + ‎-iau → ‎dyddiau (days)
    clwb (club) + ‎-iau → ‎clybiau (clubs)
    Synonyms: -aid, -aint, -au, -ed, -edd, -en, -i, -iaid, -ion, -od, -oedd, -on, -ydd, -yr, -ys

Derived terms[edit]