Cymreig

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *kumrėɣig, from *kömroɣ (comrade, compatriot), equivalent to Cymro (Welshman) +‎ -eg (of a language).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəmˈrei̯ɡ/
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Adjective[edit]

Cymreig (feminine singular Cymreig, plural Cymreig, not comparable)

  1. Welsh; of Wales or the Welsh culture (but not of the Welsh language)
    Antonym: anghymreig

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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Cymreig Gymreig Nghymreig Chymreig
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), “Cymreig”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies