gollwng

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Welsh gollwg, from Old Welsh guollung, from Proto-Brythonic *gwöllüngɨd, from Proto-Celtic *uɸo-exs-lungeti

Verb[edit]

gollwng (first-person singular present gollyngaf)

  1. to let go of, to release, to drop
  2. to leak (allow fluid to escape or enter)
  3. to dissolve (a parliament, assembly etc.)

Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Substantivization of the verb.

Noun[edit]

gollwng m (plural gollyngau)

  1. (obsolete) solution

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gollwng ollwng ngollwng unchanged
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), “gollwng”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies