WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh awyð, which could be from Proto-Celtic *awēdo-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ew-eydo-, *h₂ew-ido, from *h₂ew- (to enjoy), related to Latin avidus.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

awydd m (plural awyddau)

  1. eagerness
    Synonym: awch
  2. desire
    Does dim awydd arna i.
    I don't want to.
    (literally, “There's no desire upon me.”)
    Synonyms: chwant, eisiau, dymuniad

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
awydd unchanged unchanged hawydd
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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