owr

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic [Term?], borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin aurum. Compare Welsh awr, aur, Breton aour.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ɔʊr]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [ɔʊr]

Noun[edit]

owr m

  1. gold

Yola[edit]

Preposition[edit]

owr

  1. Alternative form of ower
    • 1867, CONGRATULATORY ADDRESS IN THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY, page 114, lines 21-23:
      Ye pace——yea, we mai zei, ye vaste pace whilke bee ee-stent owr ye londe zince th'ast ee-cam,
      The peace——yes, we may say the profound peace—which overspreads the land since your arrival,

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, published 1867, page 114