WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *tanauyos (compare Old Irish tanae), from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us (compare Ancient Greek ταναός (tanaós, outstretched, tall), Latin tenuis, Old Norse þunnr).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tenau (feminine singular tenau, plural tenau, equative teneued, comparative teneuach, superlative teneuaf)

  1. thin, slender
  2. watery, thin
  3. scarce, rare

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tenau denau nhenau thenau
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.