wyneb

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Welsh[edit]

wyneb

Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Brythonic *ėnib, from Proto-Celtic *enīkʷos (face), from the Proto-Indo-European *h₁enih₃kʷos (face), from *h₃ókʷs (eye). Cognate with the Breton eneb (face), Cornish enep (face), and Old Irish enech (face).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wyneb m (plural wynebau)

  1. face (part of head)
  2. face, surface
  3. front

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
wyneb unchanged unchanged hwyneb
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.