helyk

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substratum word, of non-Indo-European origin. Cognate with Breton halegen, Welsh helyg, Irish saileach, Scottish Gaelic seileach and Manx shellagh, and related to Old English sealh and Latin English salix.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

helyk f (singulative helygen)

  1. willows