gwanwyn

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh gwaeanhwyn, from Old Welsh guiannuin, from Proto-Brythonic *wesantēnos (compare Cornish gwenton), enlargement of Proto-Celtic *wesantos, oblique case of *wesr- (compare Irish earrach), from Proto-Indo-European *u̯ésr̥ (animate *u̯ésn̥tes) (compare Latin vēr, Lithuanian vãsara, Polish wiosna, Sanskrit वसन्त (vasantá, spring), (adv.) वसर् (vasar, in the morning)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gwanwyn m (plural gwanwynau)

  1. spring

See also[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gwanwyn wanwyn ngwanwyn unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.