Alternative formsEdit



dwfr m (plural dyfroedd)

  1. (literary) Alternative form of dŵr (water)

Usage notesEdit

Although not used as an independent word outside of very literary contexts, dwfr is common in derived terms as can be seen below.

Derived termsEdit


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

Further readingEdit

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