eglwys

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *egluɨs (compare Cornish eglos, Breton iliz), borrowed from Latin ecclēsia (church), from Ancient Greek ἐκκλησίᾱ (ekklēsíā).

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Noun[edit]

eglwys f (plural eglwysi or eglwysydd)

  1. church

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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
eglwys unchanged unchanged heglwys
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–present), “eglwys”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies