tenau

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *tanawyos (compare Old Irish tanae), from Proto-Indo-European *ténh₂us (compare Ancient Greek ταναός ‎(tanaós, outstretched, tall), Latin tenuis, Old Norse þunnr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tenau ‎(feminine singular tenau, plural tenau, equative teneued, comparative teneuach, superlative teneuaf)

  1. thin, slender
  2. watery, thin
  3. scarce, rare

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tenau denau nhenau thenau
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.