melyn

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Cornish milin, from Proto-Celtic *melinos (compare Breton melen, Welsh melyn), from *meli ‘honey’ (compare Cornish mel). More at mel.

Adjective[edit]

melyn

  1. yellow

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [ˈmɛlɨ̞n]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [ˈmɛlɪn]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh melin, melen, from Proto-Celtic *melinos (compare Cornish melyn, Breton melen), from *meli ‘honey’ (compare Welsh mêl). More at mêl.

Adjective[edit]

melyn m (feminine melen)

  1. yellow

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
melyn felyn unchanged unchanged