WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh cnoi, cny, from Proto-Celtic *knāyeti (to bite), from Proto-Indo-European *kneh₂-.[1]

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cnoi (first-person singular present cnoaf)

  1. to bite
    Cnoiodd y ci y ddynes.
    The dog bit the woman.
    Synonym: brathu
  2. to chew
  3. to worry

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “kna-yo”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, pages 211