rhad

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh rat, from Proto-Celtic *ɸratom (grace, virtue, good fortune), from the root *ɸar- (bestow) from Proto-Indo-European *perh₃- (bestow, give), whence also Ancient Greek ἔπορον (époron, supply), Sanskrit पृणाति (pṛṇā́ti, grant, bestow), Latin parō (prepare). Cognate with Cornish ras, Irish rath (grace; prosperity).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rhad m (plural rhadau)

  1. grace
  2. blessing

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rhad (feminine singular rhad, plural rhad, equative rhated, comparative rhatach, superlative rhataf)

  1. cheap

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “rhad”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies