rhiniog

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Rebracketing of yr hiniog, from hin +‎ -iog, from hin (side, edge, border).

NounEdit

rhiniog m (plural rhiniogau)

  1. threshold, doorstep
    Synonym: trothwy
  2. transom, lintel
    Synonyms: croeslath, linter
  3. jamb, doorframe
    Synonyms: cilbost, ffrâm drws

MutationEdit

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