glaw

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *glawā, possibly from a Proto-Indo-European root shared with Proto-Indo-Aryan *ȷ́alám (rain, water), compare Sanskrit जल (jala, rain, water).[1] Related to Breton glav (rain).

Noun[edit]

glaw m

  1. rain

Mutation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morris Jones, John (1913) A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 213

Welsh[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *glawā, possibly from a Proto-Indo-European root shared with Proto-Indo-Aryan *ȷ́alám (rain, water), compare Sanskrit जल (jala, rain, water).[1] Related to Breton glav (rain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glaw m (usually uncountable, plural glawiau or glawogydd)

  1. rain

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glaw law nglaw unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Morris Jones, John (1913) A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 213