WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh crwys, from Proto-Brythonic *kruɨs (compare Old Cornish crois), from Latin crux. Doublet of croes and crog.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crwys f (plural crwys)

  1. cross, crucifix

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
crwys grwys nghrwys chrwys
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

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