porffor

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin purpura (purple) (compare Old Irish corcur, modern Irish corcra).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

porffor (feminine singular porffor, plural porffor)

  1. purple
    Synonyms: cochlas, ehöeg, glasgoch, piws

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
porffor borffor mhorffor phorffor
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-), “porffor”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

See alsoEdit

Colors in Welsh · lliwiau (layout · text)
     gwyn      llwyd      du
             coch; rhudd              oren, melyngoch; brown              melyn; melynwyn
             gwyrdd leim              gwyrdd             
             gwyrddlas; glaswyrdd              asur, gwynlas              glas
             fioled; indigo              majenta; porffor              pinc