gwallt

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *woltos (compare Cornish gols, Old Breton guolt, Irish folt), from Proto-Indo-European *u̯el(ə)- (compare English wold, Lithuanian váltis ‘oat awn’, Serbo-Croatian vlât ‘ear (of wheat)’, Ancient Greek λάσιος (lásios) ‘hairy’). Related to gwellt.

Noun[edit]

gwallt m (uncountable)

  1. hair (on head)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gwallt wallt ngwallt unchanged

See also[edit]