erw

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Welsh erw.

Noun[edit]

erw (plural erws or erwau)

  1. (historical) A medieval Welsh unit of surface area equal to 11664 sq. ft. or about ¼ acre.

Anagrams[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *arwī (compare Breton erv, Cornish erow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erh₃-wo- (plowable) (compare Old Irish arbor, Latin arvum).

Noun[edit]

erw f (plural erwau)

  1. acre
  2. (obsolete) medieval Welsh unit of surface area equal to 11664 sq. ft. or about ¼ acre[1]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
erw unchanged unchanged herw
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wade-Evans, Arthur. Welsh Medieval Law. Oxford Univ., 1909. Accessed 1 Feb 2013.