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 C. H. (1995) Studies in British Celtic historical phonology (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 5), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, pages 55–56