From Proto-Brythonic *ėnib, from Proto-Celtic *enīkʷos (“face”), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁enih₃kʷos (“face”), from *h₁én and *h₃ókʷs (“eye”). Cognate with Breton eneb (“face”), Cornish enep (“face”), and Old Irish enech (“face”).
- (North Wales, standard, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈwɨnɛb/
- (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈʊi̯nɛb/, /ˈwɪnɛb/
South Wales (file)
wyneb m (plural wynebau)
- face (part of head)
- face, surface
- cheek, effrontery
- A phwy ond efe sydd wedi cael digon o wyneb a haerllugrwydd i daflu llaid arno?
- And who but he has had enough cheek and impudence to sling mud at him?
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.