Alban Elfed

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From alban (quarter year, solstice) +‎ elfed (autumn), "the solstice of autumn".



Proper noun


Alban Elfed m

  1. (literary) the autumnal equinox
    Synonyms: Alban Hyfed, cyhydnos yr hydref
    Antonyms: Alban Cyntefin, Alban Eilir, cyhydnos y gwanwyn


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
Alban Elfed unchanged unchanged Halban Elfed
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “Alban Elfed”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies