cledr

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kli-trā (compare Middle Breton clezr, Middle Irish clithar, clethar (shelter, covert, fastness; protection)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cledr f (singulative cledren, plural cledrau)

  1. stave, rod, rafter, beam, post, rail; (figuratively) support
  2. laths, wattle, lattice, trellis
  3. (heraldry) pale
  4. rail (railroad track)
  5. (anatomy) palm

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cledr gledr nghledr chledr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • cledr”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014
  • clithar, clethar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.