See also: gwyl and gwŷl

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WelshEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • gwyl (both etymologies)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin vigilia ‎(wakefulness, watch), from vigil ‎(awake), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵ- ‎(to be strong).

NounEdit

gŵyl m, f (plural gwyliau)

  1. holiday, festival, feast
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

gŵyl ‎(feminine singular gŵyl, plural gŵyl)

  1. bashful, modest

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gŵyl ŵyl ngŵyl unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
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