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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Welsh cawl, itself borrowed from Latin caulis.

NounEdit

cawl (countable and uncountable, plural cawls)

  1. A traditional Welsh soup, typically made with salted bacon or beef with potatoes, swedes, carrots and other seasonal vegetables.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cawl (plural cawls)

  1. Alternative spelling of caul (membrane or veil, especially over a baby's head)

AnagramsEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin caulis (stick or stem of a plant, cabbage-stalk, cabbage).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cawl m (diminutive cawlen)

  1. soup, pottage, broth; gruel
    1. (figuratively) mixture, hodgepodge, mess
  2. cabbage, colewort, potherbs

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cawl gawl nghawl chawl
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “cawl”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies