cwrw

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh cwrwf, from Proto-Celtic, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱh₁erh₂-. Cognate with Cornish korev, Old Irish cuirm (Irish coirm, feast), Gaulish cerevisia (Latin cervisia, beer), Ancient Greek κεράννυμι (keránnumi, to mix), κρᾶσις (krâsis, to mixture), Sanskrit श्रायति (śrāyati, to cook, boil).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cwrw m (plural cyrfau)

  1. beer, ale

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cwrw gwrw nghwrw chwrw