CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Cornish milin, from Proto-Brythonic *melɨn (compare Breton melen, Welsh melyn), from a derivative of Proto-Celtic *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

See alsoEdit

Colors in Cornish · liwyow (layout · text)
     gwynn      loos, glas      du
             rudh; kogh              rudhvelyn; gell, gorm              melyn
                          gwyrdh, glas             
                                       glas
             glasrudh, purpur              majenta; purpur, glasrudh              gwynnrudh, kigliw

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh melyn, from Old Welsh melin, from Proto-Brythonic *melɨn (compare Cornish melyn, Breton melen), from a derivative of Proto-Celtic *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

NounEdit

melyn m (plural melynion)

  1. yellow (colour)
  2. A yellow object.
    1. yellow (butterfly)
    2. A yellow flower; marigold
    3. yolk
      Synonym: melynwy

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