Welsh edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Celtic *uɸo- + *san-, from Proto-Indo-European *senH- (apart, without, for oneself).[1] Cognate with Proto-Germanic *sundraz (separate).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gwahân m (uncountable)

  1. separation
  2. dissolution (of marriage)
  3. difference

Adjective edit

gwahân (feminine singular gwahân, plural gwahanion, not comparable)

  1. diverse, various
  2. distinct
  3. separate, detached

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

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

References edit

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “gwahân”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies