cyfrinach

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cyfrin ‎(privy to a secret or mystery, that is in the secret, participant, accessory; secret, mysterious, esoteric; mystic, adjective) +‎ -ach.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: [kəvˈrɪnax], [kəvˈriːnax]

Noun[edit]

cyfrinach m, f (plural cyfrinachau or cyfrinachoedd)

  1. secret; mystery; true explanation of something which is obscure; counsel, deliberation, (secret) plan or purpose
  2. secret intercourse, friendly relation(s), fellowship, association, communion; private meeting or society

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cyfrinach gyfrinach nghyfrinach chyfrinach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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