carfil

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Middle English caruyll, caruile, carvile (carvel, a kind of light ship).

Noun[edit]

carfil f

  1. caravel, carvel
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Etymology 2[edit]

From car (vehicle, car, sled, dray) +‎ mil (animal, beast, creature).

Noun[edit]

carfil m (plural carfilod)

  1. working beast, dray horse, clumsy animal, monster

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

carfil m (plural carfilod)

  1. auk
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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
carfil garfil ngharfil charfil
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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