See also: eläin

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

elain (uncountable)

  1. eleoptene

AnagramsEdit


WelshEdit

 
elain

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh elain / elein, from Old Welsh [Term?], from Proto-Brythonic [Term?], from Proto-Celtic *elanī, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁el-en-i- / *h₁él-h₁n-ih₂, from the Proto-Indo-European root *h₁el- (yellow-brown). For cognates see *h₁el-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

elain f (plural elanedd)

  1. fawn (young deer)

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
elain unchanged unchanged helain
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) , “elain”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies