chwerw

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Middle Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *xwerw, from Proto-Celtic *swerwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chwerw

  1. bitter (having an acrid taste)

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh chwerw, from Proto-Brythonic *hwerw, from Proto-Celtic *swerwos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

chwerw (feminine singular chwerw, plural chwerwon, equative chwerwed, comparative chwerwach, superlative chwerwaf)

  1. bitter (having an acrid taste)

Further reading[edit]

  • chwerw”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014