Name Element DY 2

Type Word
Usage Old Welsh

Meaning & History

Welsh prefix meaning "to, toward" (in some cases perfective, intensifying or persistent; in other cases not changing the meaning of the root) [1][2].

Related Items

Given Name DescendantsDillan, Dillon, Dylan(English) Dylan(Welsh) Dylan(Welsh Mythology)
Same Spellingdy 1

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 381.
  2. Page at https://www.academia.edu/7086476/The_preverb_dy_in_Welsh_semantics_and_mutations.

Entry added January 21, 2022