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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Cymro +‎ -eg.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kəmˈrai̯ɡ/
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Usage notesEdit

Despite being written with "ae", the final diphthong here is unexpectedly /ai̯/ in Northern Welsh as well as is usual in Southern Welsh.

Proper nounEdit

Cymraeg f

  1. Welsh; the Welsh language

Usage notesEdit

  • Often takes the definite article: y Gymraeg.

AdjectiveEdit

Cymraeg (feminine singular Cymraeg, plural Cymraeg, not comparable)

  1. of the Welsh language.
  2. Welsh-speaking
    Fy nhad Cymraeg.
    My Welsh-speaking father.

See alsoEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
Cymraeg Gymraeg Nghymraeg Chymraeg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.