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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From pen (head; end, extremity) +‎ rhyn (cape, promontory"; also "rigid, stiff; cold).

NounEdit

penrhyn m (plural penrhynau or penrhynion)

  1. cape, promontory
  2. peninsula
  3. isthmus

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
penrhyn benrhyn mhenrhyn phenrhyn
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-), “penrhyn”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies