See also: gor, gór, gör, Gör, gôr-, and gör-

CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *gwor-, from Proto-Celtic *uɸor-, from Proto-Indo-European *upér.[1][2] Cognate with Welsh gor-.

PrefixEdit

gor-

  1. over-, overly

Derived termsEdit


WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *gwor-, from Proto-Celtic *uɸor-, from Proto-Indo-European *upér.[3][4] Cognate with Cornish gor-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

gor-

  1. extreme, too, over-, hyper-
    gor- + ‎tew (fat) → ‎gordew (obese)
    gor- + ‎actif (active) → ‎goractif (hyperactive)
    gor- + ‎cyffwrdd (to touch) → ‎gorgyffwrdd (to overlap)
    gor- + ‎gyrru (to drive) → ‎goryrru (to speed)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gor- or- ngor- unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “gor-”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies
  2. ^ Morris Jones, John (1913) A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative, Oxford: Clarendon Press, § 156 i (17)
  3. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “gor-”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies
  4. ^ Morris Jones, John (1913) A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative, Oxford: Clarendon Press, § 156 i (17)