WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *llugad, from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (to shine, to be bright). Cognate with Cornish lagas (eye), Breton lagad (eye).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

llygad f (plural llygaid or llygadau)

  1. eye
  2. seam of slate

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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