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From Proto-Celtic *laxsaros (burning, shining).



llachar (feminine singular llachar, plural llachar, equative mor llachar, comparative mwy llachar, superlative mwyaf llachar)

  1. bright
    • 2021 August 13, BBC Cymru Fyw[1]:
      Dwi'n cofio wnaethon ni grys Yr Iseldiroedd, ac fe wnaethon ni e mewn oren mwy llachar. Roedd hynny'n fodern a chyffrous, ac oedden nhw'n edrych yn dda ar y cae.
      I remember we made the Dutch shirt, and we made it in a brighter orange. That was modern and exciting, and they looked good on the pitch.


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


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