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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *puɨll, from Proto-Celtic *kʷēslā.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pwyll m or f (uncountable)

  1. deliberation, consideration, care, caution
  2. discretion, prudence, wisdom, patience, understanding, intelligence, perception, judgement, mind, wits, reason, (common) sense, sanity
  3. nature, disposition, temperament, spirit
  4. meaning, significance, sense

SynonymsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pwyll bwyll mhwyll phwyll
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-), “pwyll”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies