marw

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *marwos ‎(dead), (compare Old Irish marb), from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥wós (compare *mr̥tós), ultimately from the root *mer- ‎(to die).

Adjective[edit]

marw ‎(feminine singular marw, plural marw)

  1. dead

Noun[edit]

marw m (plural meirw or meirwon)

  1. dead

Verb[edit]

marw (stem marw-)

  1. to die

Usage notes[edit]

Like byw, marw is only ever used in periphrastic constructions.

Mutation[edit]

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