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Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *kėnɨd, from Proto-Celtic *kaneti, from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂n-. Equivalent to cân (song) +‎ -u.

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key)/ˈkanɨ̞/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key)/ˈkaːni//ˈkani/
  • Rhymes: -anɨ

Verb

canu (first-person singular present canaf)

  1. to sing
  2. to intone, chant
  3. to state, say
  4. to produce musical sounds (of instrument); to play or perform (on instrument)
  5. to compose poetry, celebrate in song

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