melyn

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Cornish milin, from Proto-Celtic *melinos (compare Breton melen, Welsh melyn), from *meli(honey) (compare Cornish mel). More at mel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ˈmɛlɪn]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [ˈmɛlən]

Adjective[edit]

melyn

  1. yellow

Derived terms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh melyn, from Proto-Celtic *melinos (compare Cornish melyn, Breton melen), from *meli(honey) (compare Welsh mêl). More at mêl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

melyn ‎(feminine singular melen, plural melynion, equative melyned, comparative melynach, superlative melynaf)

  1. yellow

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Colors in Welsh · lliwiau (layout · text)
     coch      gwyrdd      melyn      melynwyn      gwyn
     rhudd      ?      ?      ?      pinc
     ?      glas      oren, melyngoch      llwyd      fioled
     du      porffor      brown      asur, gwynlas      gwyrddlas