ewin

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh eguin, from Proto-Brythonic *ėɣwin, from Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā (compare Cornish ewyn, Breton ivin, Irish ionga), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ- (nail) (compare Latin unguis, English nail, Ancient Greek ὄνυξ (ónux), Russian ноготь (nogotʹ)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ewin m or f (plural ewinedd)

  1. claw, nail, talon, hoof

Mutation[edit]

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