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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bachgen (boy) +‎ -es (feminine suffix).

NounEdit

bachgennes f (plural bachgennesau)

  1. young girl, maiden, damsel, lass, wench

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MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bachgennes fachgennes machgennes unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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