Alban Hefin

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alban (quarter year, solstice) +‎ hefin (summer), "the solstice of summer".

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Alban Hefin m

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

MutationEdit

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