gwythi

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Cornish guid, from Proto-Celtic *wēt(t)ā (swamp, stream), probably from Proto-Indo-European *weyh₁ (to wither), see also Latin viēscō (wither), Lithuanian výsti (wither), Old High German wesanēn (wither, wilt) and Old Norse visna.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ˈɡwɪθi]

Noun[edit]

gwythi f (singulative gwythien)

  1. veins

Mutation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 1123

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Plural of earlier gŵyth f, from Proto-Celtic *wēt(t)ā (swamp, stream), probably from Proto-Indo-European *weyh₁ (to wither).

Noun[edit]

gwythi f pl (singulative gwythïen)

  1. veins

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

gwythi m pl

  1. plural of gŵyth

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “gwythi”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies