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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
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.