arbed

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See also: arƀed

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

arbed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of arb

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸare-kʷet-; compare Old Irish ar·ceissi (have mercy on).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

arbed (first-person singular present arbedaf)

  1. to save (help survive, rescue; store for future use)
  2. to spare (preserve from danger or punishment)

Conjugation[edit]

  • Obsolete third-person singular present indicative/future: erbyd

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “*fare-kʷet-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 123

Further reading[edit]

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