carreg

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh carrec, from Old Welsh carrecc, from Proto-Brythonic *karreg (compare Cornish karrek, Breton karreg), from Proto-Celtic *karrikā, from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂er- (hard) (compare Old Armenian քար (kʿar, stone), Sanskrit खर (khara, hard)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

carreg f (plural cerrig)

  1. stone

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

carreg (feminine singular carreg, plural cerrig, not comparable)

  1. stone, made of stone
    Dw i'n byw mewn tŷ carreg.
    I live in a stone house.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
carreg garreg ngharreg charreg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.