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Welsh: cyfyng

« cul (narrow) agos (near) »

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Language:Welsh
Meaning:narrow
Source form:cyfyng
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Cognate codes:B

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Source: http://www.welsh-dictionary.ac.uk/
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class B
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Source: Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 37
Reliability: High
Comment: From Proto-Celtic *angu- 'narrow' < PIE *h₂emg̑ʰ- 'narrow' (NIL 301). Compounds: *kom-angu- 'narrow' in Oir. cumung, MW eyf-yng, *exs-angu- 'not narrow' in MW ehang 'broad'.