gwir

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Breton[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *gwir, from Proto-Celtic *wīros, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁ros.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gwir

  1. right, true, correct

Noun[edit]

gwir m (plural gwirioù)

  1. truth
  2. right
    Hon gwirioùOur rights

Inflection[edit]


Welsh[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *gwir, from Proto-Celtic *wīros, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁ros.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gwir (feminine singular gwir, plural gwir)

  1. true, certain, undoubted, genuine, real, very, right, sure; perfect, just, truthful, faithful, guileless

Adverb[edit]

gwir

  1. truly, verily, really

Noun[edit]

gwir m (plural gwiriau)

  1. truth, verity
  2. right, justice, that which is just, merit; claim, legal claim, entitlement as the rightful owner; law
    ein gwiriauour rights

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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