Alban Arthan

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alban (quarter year, solstice) +‎ Arthan (the Little Bear), "the solstice of the Little Bear".

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alban Arthan m

  1. (literary) the winter solstice
    Synonyms: byrddydd gaeaf, heuldro'r gaeaf
    Antonyms: Alban Hefin, heuldro'r haf, hirddydd haf

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
Alban Arthan unchanged unchanged Halban Arthan
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “Alban Arthan”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies