cywir

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ko-wīros (compare Old Irish cóir).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cywir (feminine singular cywir, plural cywir, equative cywired, comparative cywirach, superlative cywiraf)

  1. correct, true, real, genuine
  2. sincere, honest, upright, fair
  3. exact, precise, accurate
  4. faithful, loyal, trustworthy

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cywir m, f (plural cywiriaid)

  1. one who is loyal to a person (especially to a sovereign) or cause, staunch supporter, loyalist
  2. trustworthy person
  3. honest and upright person

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cywir gywir nghywir chywir
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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