Origin of crwth
Examples from the Web for crwth
Historical Examples of crwth
A crwth, an antiquated Welsh instrument of the fiddle class.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)
The instrument is well known to this day in Wales as the crwth.Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes
The modern Welsh “crwth” is not a harp but a “rotta” (see Crowd).
This instrument became the crwth, and there was no further development.
The word is possibly of Celtic origin (Welsh crwth) and a doublet of the archaic crowd, or crowth, a fiddle.The Romance of Names
- an ancient stringed instrument of Celtic origin similar to the cithara but bowed in later types