iâr

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See also: iar, iAr, IAR, iar-, íar, and í ár

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh iar, from Proto-Celtic *yarā (compare Cornish and 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]

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