adain

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • aden (Pembrokeshire)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *ɸatanī (compare Old Irish ette (feather)), from *ɸetnos (bird). More at adar, edn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

adain f (plural adeiniau)

  1. wing

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • adain”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014