llwnc

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From llyncu (to swallow), from Proto-Celtic *slunk-

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

llwnc m (plural llynciau)

  1. (South Wales) throat, gullet
    Synonym: gwddf (North Wales)
  2. swallow, gulp
    llynciad

Verb[edit]

llwnc

  1. (literary) third-person singular present indicative/future of llyncu

Mutation[edit]

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