afon

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Equivalent to ā- +‎ fōn.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

āfōn

  1. to receive, take up
  2. to take hold of, seize

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • ĀFŌN in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • ĀFŌN supplemental input in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *aβon, from Proto-Celtic *abū, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep-h₃ōn-, from *h₂ep- (body of water).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

afon f (plural afonydd)

  1. river

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]