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Etymology edit

From Old Breton guir, from Proto-Brythonic *gwir, from Proto-Celtic *wīros, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁ros.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

gwir

  1. right, true, correct

Noun edit

gwir m (plural gwirioù)

  1. truth
  2. right
    Hon gwirioùOur rights

Inflection edit

Cornish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Brythonic *gwir, from Proto-Celtic *wīros, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁ros

Adjective edit

gwir

  1. real, genuine, actual
  2. true, right

Noun edit

gwir m (plural gwiryow)

  1. right
  2. truth

Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Welsh gwir, from Proto-Brythonic *gwir, from Proto-Celtic *wīros, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₁ros.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

gwir (feminine singular gwir, plural gwirion, equative gwired, comparative gwirach, superlative gwiraf)

  1. true, certain, undoubted, genuine, real, very, right, sure; perfect, just, truthful, faithful, guileless

Adverb edit

gwir

  1. truly, verily, really

Noun edit

gwir m (plural gwiriau)

  1. truth, verity
  2. right, justice, that which is just, merit; claim, legal claim, entitlement as the rightful owner; law
    ein gwiriauour rights

Mutation edit

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

References edit

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