neidr

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *natīr (compare Breton naer, Irish nathair), from Proto-Indo-European *nh₁trih₂ (compare English adder, Latin natrīx ‘water snake’), from *snéh₁- ‘to spin, twist’ (compare Welsh nyddu). Related to noden ‘thread’, nodwydd ‘needle’.

Noun[edit]

neidr f (plural nadroedd or nadredd)

  1. snake
  2. adder

Synonyms[edit]