tylwyth

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (house) +‎ llwyth (people). Akin to both teulu and present in Tylwyth Teg (fair folk (elves, fairies)).

Noun[edit]

tylwyth m (plural tylwythau)

  1. immediate family
  2. household

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tylwyth dylwyth nhylwyth thylwyth
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), “tylwyth”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies