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Middle WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

chwerw

  1. bitter (having an acrid taste)

DescendantsEdit


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

  • Angharad Fychan and Ann Parry Owen, editors (2014), “chwerw”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies