EnglishEdit

PrefixEdit

cyn-

  1. A shortening of the prefix cyno- when used before vowels.

AnagramsEdit


WelshEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Brythonic *kɨnt (former, previous).[1] Cognate with Cornish kyn- and Cornish kyns-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

cyn-

  1. former, past, ex-, pre-
    cyn- + ‎gŵr (husband) → ‎cyn-ŵr (ex-husband)
    cyn- + ‎aelod (member) → ‎cyn-aelod (former member)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Brythonic *köβ̃-.[2] Cognate with Cornish ken-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

cyn-

  1. together, co-, con-
    Synonyms: cy-, cyd-, cyf-, cyt-
  2. equal, similar, equi-
  3. affirmative prefix, emphasises prefixed word
    cyn- + ‎twrf (loud noise) → ‎cynnwrf (commotion, excitement)
Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cyn- gyn- nghyn- chyn-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morris Jones, John (1913) A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative, Oxford: Clarendon Press, § 156 i (10)
  2. ^ Morris Jones, John (1913) A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative, Oxford: Clarendon Press, § 156 i (9)
  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “cyn-”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies