cynffon

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cynffon f (plural cynffonnau or cynffonion)

  1. (anatomy) tail
  2. (by extension) any similar object or part or appendage:
    1. the tail of a comet, line or stroke of a letter, the tail and bottom part of a coat, skirt, etc., wake of ship, rear of army or procession, end or extremity, cue
  3. (figuratively) consequence, logical conclusion; retinue, clients of lord or nobleman; rabble, inferior or lower class; queue

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cynffon gynffon nghynffon chynffon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Angharad Fychan and Ann Parry Owen, editors (2014), “cynffon”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies