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From Proto-Brythonic *trans, Proto-Celtic *trānss, from Proto-Indo-European *terh₂-. Compare Breton treuz, Latin trāns, Old Irish tar.


traws (feminine singular traws, plural trawsion, not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) strong, powerful, severe
  2. cross, crosswise, oblique, transverse

Related terms[edit]


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
traws draws nhraws thraws
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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