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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh rin, from Proto-Brythonic *rin, from Proto-Celtic *rūnā (secret, mystery). Compare Old Irish rún (mystery; secret).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

rhin f (plural rhiniau)

  1. virtue, essence

MutationEdit

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

Further readingEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “rhin”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies