Last modified on 30 November 2014, at 18:18

gŵyl

See also: gwyl and gwŷl

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • gwyl (both etymologies)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin vigilia (wakefulness, watch), from vigil (awake), from Proto-Indo-European *weg- (to be strong).

NounEdit

gŵyl m, f (plural gwyliau)

  1. holiday, festival, feast
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

gŵyl (feminine gŵyl, plural gŵyl)

  1. bashful, modest

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gŵyl ŵyl ngŵyl unchanged