gŵyl

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See also: gwyl and gwŷl

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • gwyl (both etymologies)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin vigilia (wakefulness, watch), from vigil (awake), from Proto-Indo-European *weg- (to be strong).

Noun[edit]

gŵyl m, f (plural gwyliau)

  1. holiday, festival, feast
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

gŵyl (feminine gŵyl, plural gŵyl)

  1. bashful, modest

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gŵyl ŵyl ngŵyl unchanged