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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

porffor (feminine singular porffor, plural porffor)

  1. purple

SynonymsEdit

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

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