See also: cy, Cy, CY, -cy, .cy, and cy.

VilamovianEdit

PrefixEdit

cy-

  1. A prefix.

Derived termsEdit

Category Vilamovian words prefixed with cy- not found

WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably related to cyf-. Cognate with Cornish ke- and Cornish ky-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

cy-

  1. together, co-, con-
    cy- + ‎syniad (idea) → ‎cysyniad (concept)
    cy- + ‎ffordd (road, way) → ‎cyffordd (junction)
    cy- + ‎gwaith (work) → ‎cywaith (joint work, joint operation)
    Synonyms: cyf-, cyn-, cyd-, cyt-
  2. equal, similar, equi-
  3. emphasises prefixed word
    cy- + ‎gwir (true, real) → ‎cywir (correct)
  4. forms irregular equatives
    cy- + ‎drwg (bad) → ‎cynddrwg (as bad)
    cy- + ‎hyd (length) → ‎cyhyd (as long)
    cy- + ‎maint (size, amount) → ‎cymaint (as big, as much)

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cy- gy- nghy- chy-
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), “cy-”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies