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Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *kullijaz, from Late Latin culleus, variant of Latin cōleus, from Ancient Greek κολεός (koleós, sheath, scabbard). Cognate with Old Norse kyllir (sack, scrotum).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cyll f

  1. A leathern bottle, flagon, vessel

DeclensionEdit

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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *koslos (hazel) (compare Irish coll).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cyll f pl (singulative collen)

  1. hazel trees

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cyll gyll nghyll chyll
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-), “cyll”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies