cyw

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kewyos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Despite being written with a "y", the vowel here is generally pronounced /ɪ/ in the north as tends to be the case when "y" precedes "w".

Noun[edit]

cyw m (plural cywion)

  1. chicken
  2. chick, young (bird)

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cyw gyw nghyw chyw
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.