celyn

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱol- (thorn, thorny plant). Cognate with Breton kelenn, English holly, Scottish Gaelic cuileann. More at holly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkɛlɨ̞n/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkeːlɪn/

Noun[edit]

celyn f pl (singulative celynnen)

  1. holly