Duw

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From duw. Cognate with Welsh Duw, Breton Doue, Irish Dia, Scottish Gaelic Dia, Manx Jee.

Proper noun[edit]

Duw m

  1. God

Mutation[edit]


Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Duw f (plural Duwen)

  1. dove, pigeon

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From duw (god). Cognate with Cornish Duw, Breton Doue, Irish Dia, Scottish Gaelic Dia, Manx Jee.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Duw m

  1. God
    • 1588, Y Beibl cyssegr-lan, Ioan 3:16:
      Canys felly y carodd Duw y byd fel y rhoddodd efe ei unig‐anedig Fab, fel na choller pwy bynnag a gredo ynddo ef, ond caffael ohono fywyd tragwyddol.
      For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “Duw”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies