Pen etymology


Welsh word pen comes from Proto-Celtic *kʷennom (Head.)

Etymology of pen

Detailed word origin of pen

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*kʷennom Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) Head.
*penn Proto-Brythonic (cel-bry-pro) Head.
penn Old Welsh (owl)
penn Middle Welsh (wlm) Chief. Head.
pen Welsh (cym) Chief. Head. Supreme, principal Chief. End, extremity. Head. Top, apex.

Words with the same origin as pen

Descendants of *kʷennom

penblwydd hapus