WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *kappilos (compare Breton kefel),[1] from Proto-Celtic *kapallos, *kaballos.[2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ceffyl m (plural ceffylau)

  1. horse, gelding, mount

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ceffyl geffyl ngheffyl cheffyl
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Xavier Delamarre, Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise, 2nd edn. (Paris: Errance, 2003), 95-6.
  2. ^ The Origin of Language and Nations, by Rowland Jones page 151