awen

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See also: Awen and awèn

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From awe +‎ -en (infinitival suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

awen

  1. (rare) To scare, horrify.
  2. (rare) To revere.

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: awe

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French aven.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.vɛn/
  • Rhymes: -avɛn
  • Syllabification: a‧wen

Noun[edit]

awen m inan

  1. (geology) aven (a vertical shaft leading upward from a cave passage)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • awen in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • awen in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps related to awel (breeze).[1]

Noun[edit]

awen f (plural awenau)

  1. muse, poetic inspiration
  2. poetic talent
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bloomfield, M. W., Dunn, C. W. (1992). The Role of the Poet in Early Societies. United Kingdom: D.S. Brewer, p. 82

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Welsh awen, a variant of auwyn (rein) (modern afwyn, from Latin habēna.

Noun[edit]

awen f (plural awenau)

  1. rein

Mutation[edit]

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