cythraul

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Earlier cythrawl, borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin contrārius.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cythraul m (plural cythreuliaid)

  1. (religion, fiction) devil; demon; fiend (creature from Hell)
  2. (traditional, derogatory) an objectionable person

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cythraul gythraul nghythraul chythraul
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) , “cythraul”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies