bwrw

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *borg- (compare Old Irish ·díbairg(throws)).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bwrw ‎(first-person singular present bwriaf)

  1. To hit
  2. To strike
  3. To cast
  4. To overthrow
  5. (weather) Used to state precipitation
    Mae hi'n bwrw glaw.‎ ― It's raining (literally, "She's throwing rain").

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schrijver, Peter (1995). Studies in British Celtic Historical Phonology. Amsterdam: Rodopi. pp. 55–56.