wyr

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See also: wŷr, ŵyr, Ŵyr, and -wyr

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸuer, from Proto-Indo-European *pu-.[1] Cognate to Latin puer ‎(child, boy).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wyr m (plural wyrion)

  1. grandson, grandchild

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • wyres ‎(granddaughter)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
wyr unchanged unchanged hwyr
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ “puerile” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2