See also: iau, Iau, IAU, iaʻu, and i-au

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin -ellus

SuffixEdit

-iau

  1. Used to form diminutive forms of nouns
    agniau - lamb (small sheep)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: -eau

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Cornish -yow, Breton -ioù.

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-iau

  1. Forms plural nouns., -s
    cadair (chair) + ‎-iau → ‎cadeiriau (chairs)
    dydd (day) + ‎-iau → ‎dyddiau (days)
    clwb (club) + ‎-iau → ‎clybiau (clubs)
    Synonyms: -aid, -aint, -au, -ed, -edd, -en, -i, -iaid, -ion, -od, -oedd, -on, -ydd, -yr, -ys

Derived termsEdit