Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. The Welsh language as it existed from about 800 until the early twelfth century (when it developed into Middle Welsh), not readily intelligible to modern Welsh speakers.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • These present-day Nymet, Nymph and Nympton names share a Celtic origin, the Gaulish nemeton, Old Welsh nimet, Old Saxon nimid and Celtic nemeto-or nemitis all meaning a sacred grove’.

    Wildwood

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.