blith

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *blixti, from Proto-Celtic *mlixtu (compare Irish bleacht), from Proto-Indo-European *ml̥ǵtu, from *h₂ml̥ǵ-, *h₂melǵ- (compare English milk, Latin mulgeō ‎(to milk)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blith ‎(feminine singular blith, plural blithion)

  1. milch, lactating (of cow, etc.), full of milk
  2. in calf (of cow), in lamb (of sheep), pregnant
  3. fruitful, productive, nourishing

Noun[edit]

blith m (plural blithion)

  1. milk, dairy produce
  2. lactation
  3. dairying
  4. milch cow or other lactating animal
  5. (figuratively) profit, gain, advantage

Related terms[edit]

  • armel ‎(second milk)
  • melfoch ‎(suckling pigs)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
blith flith mlith unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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