cyff

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cippus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cyff m (plural cyffion or cyffiau)

  1. trunk, stock, stump
    Synonym: boncyff
  2. blockhead
  3. lineage, stock

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cyff gyff nghyff chyff
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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