cwyr

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See also: cŵyr

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh cwyr, from Proto-Brythonic *kuɨr (hence Breton koar), from Latin cēra (hence Irish céir).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cwyr m (plural cwyrau)

  1. wax

Usage notes[edit]

  • The soft mutation is written as gŵyr, in order to clarify the pronunciation, distinguishing it from gwŷr.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cwyr gŵyr nghwyr chwyr
Irregular.
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.