Contents

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh brenhin, from Proto-Brythonic *brɨɣėntin, from Proto-Celtic *brigantīnos((someone) pre-eminent, outstanding), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰerǵʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

brenin m (plural brenhinoedd)

  1. king, monarch, sovereign (abbrev. bre)
  2. (chess) king

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Welsh · darnau gwyddbwyll (layout · text)
           
brenin brenhines castell esgob marchog gwerinwr

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
brenin frenin mrenin unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit