"Mae Owen yn foel."

Translation:Owen is bald.

June 4, 2016

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So "moel" is "bald" but also "hill", as I remember from my walks in Snowdonia... Is there any connection between the two meanings?

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Very much so, there are three main meanings of 'moel' all connected.

Bald, bald headed

Bare, barren

(Bare) mountain, (treeless) hill eg 'Moel Siabod' in Snowdownia which is a rugged, treeless hill.

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