pwyll

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *puɨll, from Proto-Celtic *kʷēslā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pwyll m, f

  1. deliberation, consideration, care, caution
  2. discretion, prudence, wisdom, patience, understanding, intelligence, perception, judgement, mind, wits, reason, (common) sense, sanity
  3. nature, disposition, temperament, spirit
  4. meaning, significance, sense

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pwyll bwyll mhwyll phwyll
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • pwyll”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014