haearn

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Middle Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *hiyarno-, from Proto-Celtic *īsarnom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥ ‘blood' > 'red’.

Noun[edit]

haearn

  1. iron

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh haearn, from Proto-Brythonic *hiyarno-, from Proto-Celtic *īsarnom (compare Cornish horn, Breton houarn, Irish iarann), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésh₂r̥ (blood, red).

Noun[edit]

haearn m (plural heyrn, not mutable)

  1. iron

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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