cryf

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *krimo- (compare Breton kreñv, Cornish krev).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cryf m (plural cryfion, equative cryfed, comparative cryfach, superlative cryfaf)

  1. strong (masculine version of cref)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural is comparatively rare and quite formal/literary, rarely heard in unaffected speech apart from in set phrases.
  • This is the masculine form of the adjective. The feminine form is cref.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cryf gryf nghryf chryf