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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

hwyl (sail) +‎ pren (tree)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hwylbren m or f (plural hwylbrenni or hwylbrennau)

  1. mast
  2. (figuratively) flagpole

ReferencesEdit

  • Angharad Fychan and Ann Parry Owen, editors (2014), “hwylbren”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies