Iwerddon

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *Iwerðon, from Proto-Celtic *ɸīweryū (compare Cornish Iwerdhon, Breton Iwerzhon, Old Irish Ériu, Middle Welsh Iwerd ‎(Irish Sea)), from Proto-Indo-European *piHweryon-, from *piHwer- ‎(fat) (compare Ancient Greek πίειρα ‎(píeira, fertile), Sanskrit पीवर ‎(pī́vara, fat, plump, robust)).

Proper noun[edit]

Iwerddon f

  1. Ireland

Mutation[edit]

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