crychydd

WelshEdit

 
crychydd

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *krɨxɨð (compare Cornish kerghydh, Breton kerc’heiz), alteration of earlier *korxsiyos (compare Old Breton corcid), from Proto-Celtic *korxsā (compare Irish corr (heron, stork)), from which came also the Celtiberian ancestor of Spanish garza and Portuguese garça.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crychydd m (plural crychyddion or crychyddod)

  1. heron

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
crychydd grychydd nghrychydd chrychydd
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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