WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *slibnos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ley- (slime, slimy, sticky, slippery). Cognate with Breton levn, Scottish Gaelic sleamhainn, English slime.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

llyfn (feminine singular llefn, plural llyfnion, equative llyfned, comparative llyfnach, superlative llyfnaf)

  1. smooth

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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