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Borrowed from Latin *consoldus, consolidus.


  • IPA(key): /ˈkəsʊɬd/, [ˈkʰəsʊɬt]


cyswllt m (plural cysylltau or cysylltiau)

  1. connection, union, a joining or coupling together
  2. that which connects, copula, link
  3. junction (of roads, etc.), juncture, joint
  4. (anatomy) joint (of body), knuckle
  5. gap, space, interval
  6. (astronomy, astrology, grammar) conjunction

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • cysylltiad m (the act of connecting, a linking or coupling together, connection, union, combination; junction, juncture, joint; that which connects; relation, association; copulation; context, setting; spelling; addition; conjunction)
  • cysylltiadol (conjunctional, conjunctive, connective, associative; connected; subunctive, adjective)
  • cysylltu (to couple, connect, join together, unite, combine; to annex; to append; to add; to spell; to compose; to adjoin, being in contact (with); to unite; to join battle; to be spelt)
  • cysylltydd m (connector, one who joins; copula; conjunction; plus sign)


cyswllt (feminine singular cyswllt, plural cyswllt)

  1. united, connected, joined, compact
  2. connecting


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cyswllt gyswllt nghyswllt chyswllt
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


  • Angharad Fychan and Ann Parry Owen, editors (2014), “cyswllt”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies