WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Cornish -edh.

SuffixEdit

-edd m (plural -eddau)

  1. forming abstract nouns, -ness, -ment
    anabl (unable, disabled) + ‎-edd → ‎anabledd (disability)
    mawr (big, great) + ‎-edd → ‎mawredd (greatness)
    cymesur (symmetrical) + ‎-edd → ‎cymesuredd (symmetry)
    amgylch (surroundings) + ‎-edd → ‎amgylchedd (environment)

Etymology 2Edit

SuffixEdit

-edd

  1. forming plural nouns, -s
    gwraig (woman, wife) + ‎-edd → ‎gwragedd (women, wives)
    rhiain (maiden) + ‎-edd → ‎rhianedd (maidens)
    teyrn (monarch, kind) + ‎-edd → ‎teyrnedd (monarchs, kings)
    Synonyms: -aid, -aint, -au, -ed, -en, -i, -iaid, -iau, -ion, -od, -oedd, -on, -ydd, -yr, -ys

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “-edd”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies