cyfaill

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *komaltyos,[1], from *kom- (associative prefix) +‎ *alt-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (grow, nourish).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cyfaill m (plural cyfeillion)

  1. friend
    Synonym: ffrind

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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cyfaill gyfaill nghyfaill chyfaill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “cyfaill”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies
  2. ^ Morris Jones, John (1913) A Welsh Grammar, Historical and Comparative, Oxford: Clarendon Press, § 105 i.