melyn

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Cornish milin, from Proto-Brythonic *melino (compare Breton melen, Welsh melyn), from Proto-Celtic *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]

Mutation[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh melyn, from Old Welsh melin, from Proto-Brythonic *melino (compare Cornish melyn, Breton melen), from Proto-Celtic *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)
     gwyn      llwyd      du
             coch; rhudd              oren, melyngoch; brown              melyn; melynwyn
             gwyrdd leim              gwyrdd             
             gwyrddlas; glaswyrdd              asur, gwynlas              glas
             fioled; indigo              majenta; porffor              pinc