baedd

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh baed, from Proto-Brythonic *basio- ~ *baðio-[1] (compare Cornish badh), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoiHdʰ-so-[2] (compare English boar, Lithuanian baĩsas ‘terrible apparition’),[3] from *bʰoiHdʰ- (compare Latin foedus ‘foul, filthy’).

Noun[edit]

baedd m (plural baeddon)

  1. boar
  2. barrow pig

Mutation[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, s.v. “baira-” (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 48; citing Peter Schrijver, “Animal, Vegetable and Mineral: Some Western European Substratum Words”, Sound Law and Analogy: Papers in Honour of R.S.P. Beekes (Amsterdam: 1997), 304.
  2. ^ Rick Derksen, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, s.v. “běsъ” (Leiden: Brill, 2008), 40.
  3. ^ Friedrich Kluge, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache, 24th edn., s.v. “Bär²” (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2001), 80.