porffor

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin purpura (purple) (compare Old Irish corcur, modern Irish corcra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

porffor (feminine singular porffor, plural porffor)

  1. purple

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Welsh · lliwiau (layout · text)
     gwyn      llwyd      du      brown
             pinc              coch, rhudd              oren, melyngoch              melyn, melynwyn
             gwyrdd leim              gwyrdd              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              gwyrddlas, glaswyrdd
             asur, gwynlas              glas              fioled, indigo              majenta, porffor

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
porffor borffor mhorffor phorffor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • porffor”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014