WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old English ǣled (whence also Cornish oles, Breton oaled), from Proto-Germanic *ailidaz.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aelwyd f (plural aelwydydd)

  1. hearth, ingle
  2. fireside
  3. home, household

Related termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013), “*ailida-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 11