llaw

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh lau, from Proto-Brythonic *llọβ̃, from Proto-Celtic *ɸlāmā (whence Irish lámh (hand)), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₂meh₂. Cognate with English palm, Ancient Greek παλάμη (palámē, palm; hand), Latin palma (palm; hand).

Plural is literally dwy law (two hands), but is also used to refer to three or more hands.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

llaw f (plural dwylo)

  1. hand

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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