cryf

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *krɨβ̃, from Proto-Celtic *kriɸmos (compare Breton kreñv, Cornish krev).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cryf (feminine singular cref, plural cryfion, equative cryfed, comparative cryfach, superlative cryfaf)

  1. strong
  2. tending to constipate, astringent (of medicine or substance)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cryf gryf nghryf chryf
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-), “cryf”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies