gorwydd

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *uɸorēdos.

Noun[edit]

gorwydd m (plural gorwyddawr or gorwyddod)

  1. horse, steed

Etymology 2[edit]

From gor- (over-, super-, hyper-) +‎ gwŷdd (woods, forest, tree(s).

Noun[edit]

gorwydd m (plural gorwyddawr or gorwyddod)

  1. edge or border of woodland or forest

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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