brân

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Welsh[edit]

brain

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *bran, from Proto-Celtic *branos, from Proto-Indo-European *werneh₂-.

Compare Tocharian B wrauña, Lithuanian várna, Polish wrona.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brân f (plural brain)

  1. crow; rook; raven

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

brân c (plural brannen, diminutive brântsje)

  1. fire (occurrence of fire)