Vowel Alternation

Alternation is a system of vowel changes, somewhat similar to that found in English words like sing, sang, sung. These vowel changes are used to show grammatical information such as plurals or verbal conjugations. The table below shows examples of the changes:

Original Alternate
bran bren
gwel gwil
corf cirf
saer seir
raedir riedir
cayth ceyth
oyn oon
davat devet
calet celit
dannvon dennvin
goror gwerir
askurn eskirn

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