canghellor

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh kyghellawr, from Latin cancellārius. Cognate with English chancellor and German Kanzler.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

canghellor m (plural cangellorion or cangelloriaid)

  1. chancellor
  2. (historical) a royal officer of medieval Wales appointed to oversee certain of the king's demesne holdings and taeogs

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
canghellor ganghellor nghanghellor changhellor
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • canghellor”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014
  • A. Wade-Evans. Welsh Medieval Law.