Alban Eilir

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alban (quarter year, solstice) +‎ eilir (spring), "the solstice of spring".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌalban ˈei̯lɪr/

Proper nounEdit

Alban Eilir m

  1. (literary) the vernal equinox
    Synonyms: Alban Cyntefin, cyhydnos y gwanwyn
    Antonyms: Alban Elfed, Alban Hyfed, cyhydnos yr hydref

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
Alban Eilir unchanged unchanged Halban Eilir
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 Eilir”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies