menyw

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Doublet with nasal mutation of synonymous benyw.

Noun[edit]

menyw f (plural menywod or menywiaid or menywaid)

  1. woman
    Synonyms: benyw, dynes, gwraig, merch
  2. female (of any species)

Adjective[edit]

menyw (feminine singular menyw, plural menyw, unknown comparative)

  1. female, feminine

Mutation[edit]

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

menyw f

  1. Nasal mutation of benyw.

Mutation[edit]

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