WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh deifyaw, from Proto-Celtic *dawyeti (compare Cornish dewi, Breton deviñ), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₂w- (kindle, burn) (compare Tocharian A twās, Ancient Greek δαίω (daíō)).

VerbEdit

deifio (first-person singular present deifiaf)

  1. to scorch, singe
  2. to blast
  3. to blight

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
deifio ddeifio neifio unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.