Egyptian edit

Etymology edit

mw (water) +‎ -y.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

  1. (intransitive, of a wound) to be(come) watery, moist [Medical papyri]

Alternative forms edit

References edit

  • mw.y (lemma ID 69220)”, in Thesaurus Linguae Aegyptiae[1], Corpus issue 17, Web app version 2.01 edition, Tonio Sebastian Richter & Daniel A. Werning by order of the Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften and Hans-Werner Fischer-Elfert & Peter Dils by order of the Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig, 2004–15 December 2022
  • Erman, Adolf, Grapow, Hermann (1928) Wörterbuch der ägyptischen Sprache[2], volume 2, Berlin: Akademie-Verlag, →ISBN, page 53.5
  • Faulkner, Raymond Oliver (1962) A Concise Dictionary of Middle Egyptian, Oxford: Griffith Institute, →ISBN, page 105

Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Celtic *māyos, comparative form of *māros, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁-. Cognate with Irish and Scottish Gaelic .

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit


  1. comparative degree of mawr (big, large)

Noun edit


  1. more
    Mae mwy o fwyd ar y bwrdd ’na.
    There is more food on that table.

Adverb edit


  1. Used to form comparative constructions with adjectives.

Mutation edit

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