WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to (either borrowed from or cognate with) Old Irish medón (middle).[1]

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

mewn

  1. in, at (indefinite nouns)
    Mae hi'n byw mewn tŷ mawr iawn.
    She lives in a very big house.
    Roedd y trên wedi stopio mewn gorsaf.
    The train had stopped at a station.
    Fyddwn ni ddim yna mewn pryd i weld y sioe.
    We will not be there in time to see the show.

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
mewn fewn 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–present), “mewn”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies