morwyn

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *morēnā (compare Cornish moren), from Proto-Indo-European *méryos (boy, girl) (compare Latin marītus (husband), Ancient Greek μεῖραξ (meîraks, boy, girl), Sanskrit मर्य (márya, young man; foal)). Related to merch.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

morwyn f (plural morynion)

  1. maid, virgin

Noun[edit]

morwyn f (plural morwynion)

  1. barmaid

Mutation[edit]

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