gwlyb

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *gwlɨb, from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷos (compare Cornish glyb, Breton gleb, Irish fliuch), from Proto-Indo-European *wleykʷ- (compare Latin liquo ‎(to melt), Tocharian A lyīktsi ‎(to wash)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ɡwlɨːb/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ɡwliːb/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

gwlyb ‎(feminine singular gwleb, plural gwlyb)

  1. wet

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gwlyb wlyb ngwlyb unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.