tyn

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tyn

  1. Alternative form of tin

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tynnu (to pull).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tyn (feminine singular tyn, plural tynion, equative tynned, comparative tynnach, superlative tynnaf)

  1. tight, taut
  2. fast, tight, firm
  3. tight, stingy, niggardly

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tyn

  1. (literary) third-person singular present indicative/future of tynnu

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tyn dynn nhyn thyn
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The soft mutation is written as dynn, in order to distinguish it from dyn (man).

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “tyn”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies