ewin

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh eguin, from Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā (compare Cornish ewyn, Breton ivin, Irish ionga), from Proto-Italo-Celtic *h₃ngʷʰi-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ-, *h₃nogʷʰ-, *h₃nogʰu (nail) (compare Latin unguis, English nail, Ancient Greek ὄνυξ (ónuks), Russian ноготь (nógot’)).

Noun[edit]

ewin m, f (plural ewinedd)

  1. claw, nail, talon, hoof