Brython

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Welsh Brython. Doublet of Briton and Breton.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɹɪθən/, /ˈbɹɪθɒn/
  • Hyphenation: Bryth‧on

Noun[edit]

Brython (plural Brythons)

  1. A (historical) Briton: a member of that people that spoke Brythonic languages.

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *Brɨθon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Brython m (plural Brythonion)

  1. a Briton, Brythonic Celt.

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *Brɨθon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Brython m (plural Brythoniaid)

  1. an ancient Briton
  2. a decendent of the Britons today, such as a Welshman, Cornishman, Breton

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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