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 nyddu). Related to noden (thread), nodwydd (needle).

Noun[edit]

neidr f (plural nadroedd or nadredd)

  1. snake
  2. adder

Synonyms[edit]