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Middle WelshEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *xwerw, from Proto-Celtic *swerwos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chwerw

  1. bitter (having an acrid taste)

DescendantsEdit

  • Welsh: chwerw

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh chwerw, from Proto-Brythonic *hwerw, from Proto-Celtic *swerwos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chwerw (feminine singular chwerw, plural chwerwon, equative chwerwed, comparative chwerwach, superlative chwerwaf)

  1. bitter (having an acrid taste)

Further readingEdit

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