WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wai. Cognate with Old Irish fae

NounEdit

gwae m or f (plural gwaeau)

  1. woe, misery

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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