Cymreig

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *kumrėɣig, from *kömroɣ (comrade, compatriot), equivalent to Cymro (Welsh person) +‎ -eg (of a language).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kəmˈrei̯ɡ/
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AdjectiveEdit

Cymreig (feminine singular Cymreig, plural Cymreig, not comparable)

  1. Welsh; of Wales or the Welsh culture (but not of the Welsh language)

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MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Cymreig Gymreig Nghymreig Chymreig
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-) , “Cymreig”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies