ceffyl

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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From Insular Celtic *kappallos.[1] Cognate to Latin caballus.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkɛfɨ̞l/

Noun[edit]

ceffyl m (plural ceffylau)

  1. horse, gelding, mount

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ceffyl geffyl ngheffyl cheffyl

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://sci.tech-archive.net/Archive/sci.lang/2005-02/2056.html sci.lang, 2005-02
  2. ^ The Origin of Language and Nations, by Rowland Jones p. 151