Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Welsh cadeir, from Proto-Brythonic *kadėr (compare Cornish kador, Middle Breton cadoer), from Latin cathedra, from Ancient Greek καθέδρα (kathédra).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

cadair f (plural cadeiriau or cadeirau)

  1. chair
    Synonym: stôl
  2. udder
    Synonyms: piw, pwrs

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cadair gadair nghadair chadair
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

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