Modryb etymology


Welsh word modryb comes from Proto-Indo-European *-tḗr, and later Proto-Celtic *mātīr (Mother.)

Etymology of modryb

Detailed word origin of modryb

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*-tḗr Proto-Indo-European (ine) Derives agent nouns from verbs, denoting someone or something whose role or purpose it is to perform the verb's action.
*mh₂tros Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*mātīr Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) Mother.
*mātrikʷā Proto-Celtic (cel-pro)
*mọdreb Proto-Brythonic (cel-bry-pro) Aunt.
modryb Welsh (cym) Aunt.