Arthwys

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh Arthuis, from arth (bear)[1] + *uis, from Proto-Brythonic *gwɨs, from Proto-Celtic *wissus (knowledge) (compare Old Irish fis, fius (knowledge)).

Proper noun[edit]

Arthwys m

  1. A male given name

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
Arthwys unchanged unchanged Harthwys
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN