cenedl

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh kenedel (kindred, family to the ninth degree of kinship), from Proto-Celtic *kenetlom (family), from Proto-Indo-European *ken-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkɛnɛdl/, [ˈkʰɛnɛdl̩ˠ]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈkeːnɛdl/, [ˈkʰeːnɛdl̩], /ˈkɛnɛdl/, [ˈkʰɛnɛdl̩]
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Noun[edit]

cenedl f (plural cenhedloedd)

  1. nation
  2. tribe, clan, kindred
  3. generation
  4. (biblical) gentile
  5. Norsemen
  6. sort, species, kind, sex, gender
  7. ethnicity

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cenedl genedl nghenedl chenedl
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “cenedl”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies