Welsh

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Middle Welsh llith, from Proto-Brythonic *lliθ, from Latin lēctiō (reading, lection).

Noun

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llith f (plural llithiau or llithoedd)

  1. reading, lection
  2. lesson
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Etymology 2

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Related to Irish leite (porridge, paste)

Noun

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llith m (plural llithiau)

  1. mash
  2. bait
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  • llithio (to nourish; to allure, to bait)

Mutation

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

References

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