Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Welsh prið, Proto-Brythonic *prið, from Proto-Celtic *kʷrīyess.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

pridd m (plural priddau or priddoedd or priddion)

  1. soil, earth, dust; ground
  2. (potter's) clay, mud or clay as building-material, mortar, plaster
  3. earth, clay, or dust as the material of the human body
  4. dust derived from the decay of a human body
  5. earth (as one of the elements according to medieval physics)
  6. (the soil of the) grave
  7. dung, ordure, excrement

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pridd bridd mhridd phridd
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), “pridd”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies