dros

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See also: DROs, Drós, drös, and Droś

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *terh₂-.[1] Related to Welsh tra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

dros (triggers soft mutation)

  1. over
    Cer dros y bont ac i'r chwith.
    Go over the bridge and to the left.
  2. for (on behalf of, for the cause of)
    yr Aelod Seneddol dros Fynwythe Member of Parliament for Monmouth
    Ymgyrch dros Ddiarfogi NiwclearCampaign for Nuclear Disarmament

Inflection[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tros dros nhros thros
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “tros”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies