ynys

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh inis, from Proto-Celtic *enistī (standing in (the water)), from Proto-Indo-European *en- (in) + Proto-Indo-European *steh₂- (stand). Cognate with Old Irish inis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Northern) IPA(key): [ˈənɨ̞s]
  • (Southern) IPA(key): [ˈənɪs]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ynys f (plural ynysoedd)

  1. island
  2. piece of land, realm, territory