iâr

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See also: iar, iAr, and iar-

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh iar, from Proto-Celtic *yaros (compare Cornish/Breton yar (hen), Middle Irish eirín, Irish eireog (chicken)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iâr f (plural ieir)

  1. hen

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
iâr unchanged unchanged hiâr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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