glyn

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Welsh; compare glen.

Noun[edit]

glyn (plural glyns)

  1. A valley in a mountain area, especially one with a stream in the bottom
    • Spenser
      He could not beat out the Irish, yet he did shut them up within those narrow corners and glyns under the mountain's foot.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *glennos- (compare Old Irish glenn).

Noun[edit]

glyn m (plural glynnoedd)

  1. glen, valley

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glyn lyn nglyn unchanged