asgell

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin ascella (wing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

asgell f (plural esgyll)

  1. wing (of a bird, aircraft, etc.)
    Synonym: adain
  2. fin
  3. (sports, politics) wing

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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