Welsh edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From -iad +‎ -ydd.

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit

-iedydd m (plural -iedyddion)

  1. suffix indicating a person, or rarely an animal or plant, especially an agent noun: -er, -or, -ist
    Synonyms: -edydd, -wr, -ydd
    taflu (to throw) + ‎-iedydd → ‎tafliedydd (thrower)
    dwyn (to bear) + ‎-iedydd → ‎dygiedydd (bearer)
    gyrru (to drive) + ‎-iedydd → ‎gyriedydd (driver, drover)
  2. suffix indicating an instrument, machine or substance, especially an agent noun: -er, -or
    Synonyms: -adur, -edydd, -iadur, -iwr, -wr, -ydd
    anadlu (to breathe) + ‎-iedydd → ‎anadliedydd (breathalyser)

Derived terms edit

Category Welsh terms suffixed with -iedydd not found

References edit

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