Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From ynys (island) and a descendant of Proto-Brythonic *manawiā or *manawā[1].

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

Ynys Manaw f

  1. Isle of Man (an island and Crown dependency of the United Kingdom in the Irish Sea)

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

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

References edit

  1. ^ Kenneth Jackson, Language and history in early Britain (Dublin: Four Courts, 1994), 376.