hwyad

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh hwyat, from Proto-Brythonic *(s)awyetos (compare Cornish hos, Breton houad), from Proto-Celtic *awis (compare dialectal Irish aoi ‎(swan)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis ‎(bird) (compare Latin avis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hwyad f (plural hwyaid)

  1. duck (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae)