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CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Cornish milin, from Proto-Celtic *melinos (compare Breton melen, Welsh melyn), from *meli (honey) (compare Cornish mel). More at mel.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ˈmɛlɪn]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [ˈmɛlən]

AdjectiveEdit

melyn

  1. yellow

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh melyn, from Proto-Celtic *melinos (compare Cornish melyn, Breton melen), from *meli (honey) (compare Welsh mêl). More at mêl.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

melyn (feminine singular melen, plural melynion, equative melyned, comparative melynach, superlative melynaf)

  1. yellow

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

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

See alsoEdit

Colors in Welsh · lliwiau (layout · text)
     gwyn      llwyd      du
             coch; rhudd              oren, melyngoch; brown              melyn; melynwyn
             gwyrdd leim              gwyrdd             
             gwyrddlas; glaswyrdd              asur, gwynlas              glas
             fioled; indigo              majenta; porffor              pinc