ennill

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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From an-, an emphatic positive prefix + an unknown element; may be related to Latin faenus, usury, profit, gain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ennill m (plural enillion)

  1. gain, profit, lucre
  2. (in the plural) earnings, proceeds, revenue

Verb[edit]

ennill (first-person singular present enillaf)

  1. win, best
  2. gain, get, acquire, obtain
  3. earn, attain

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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ennill unchanged unchanged hennill
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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