Cymru

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Welsh Cymru.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cymru

  1. Wales

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kom- (associative prefix) + *mrogis (region, country).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkəm.rɨ/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkəm.ri/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Cymru f

  1. Wales

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Cymru Gymru Nghymru Chymru
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović, Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic, Leiden: Brill, 2009, ISBN 978-90-04-17336-1, page 280