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ogof

WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈɔɡɔv/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈoːɡɔv/

NounEdit

ogof f (plural ogofau)

  1. cave

Usage notesEdit

  • It is suggested (in Wookey Hole Caves) that "Wookey" in "Wookey hole" is derived from "ogof". Thus "Wookey Hole Cave" means "cave cave cave".

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
ogof unchanged unchanged hogof

ReferencesEdit