holl

See also: höll, høll, hóll, and holl.

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BretonEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

holl

  1. all

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

holl

  1. totally, entirely

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally a mutated form of oll, from Proto-Celtic *olyos (compare Old Irish uile, Gaulish ollon), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃olyos ‎(all) (compare Gothic 𐌰𐌻𐌻𐍃 ‎(alls), Old Armenian ողջ ‎(ołǰ)).

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

holl (triggers soft mutation)

  1. all (preceded by the definite article, precedes the noun)
    yr holl blant‎ ― all the children
    Mae’r holl arwyddion wedi'u tynnu i lawr.‎ ― All the road signs have been pulled down.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ J. Morris Jones, A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative (Oxford 1913), § 51 v.
  2. ^ They Thought You'd Say This
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