cwning

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh [Term?], borrowed from Middle English coni, from conies, borrowed from Anglo-Norman conis, the plural of conil, from Vulgar Latin *cuniclus (rabbit), from Latin cuniculus (rabbit), from Ancient Greek κύνικλος (kúniklos).

Noun[edit]

cwning m (plural cwningod)

  1. rabbit, cony
  2. hyrax

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cwning gwning nghwning chwning
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–present), “cwning”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies