Alternative formsEdit


From Middle Welsh [Term?], borrowed from Middle English coni, from conies, borrowed from Anglo-Norman conis, the plural of conil, from Vulgar Latin *cuniclus (rabbit), from Latin cuniculus (rabbit), from Ancient Greek κύνικλος (kúniklos).


cwning m (plural cwningod)

  1. rabbit, cony
  2. hyrax

Derived termsEdit


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cwning gwning nghwning chwning
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


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