EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Welsh cantref.

NounEdit

cantref (plural cantrefs or cantrefi)

  1. A mediaeval land division in Wales.

Middle WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

cant (hundred) +‎ tref (town)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cantref m (plural cantreuoed)

  1. a cantref: a mediaeval land division in Wales, between the cwmwd and the gwlad
    • Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet:
      Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet a oed yn arglwyd ar seith cantref Dyuet.
      Pwyll, prince of Dyfed, was lord over the seven cantrefs of Dyfed.

DescendantsEdit

  • Welsh: cantref

MutationEdit

Middle Welsh mutation
Radical Soft Nasal Aspirate
cantref gantref cantref / chantref
pronounced with /ŋ̥-/
chantref
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh cantref.

PronunciationEdit

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈkantrɛv/
    • (colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈkantrɛ/

NounEdit

cantref (plural cantrefi)

  1. a mediaeval land division in Wales, between the cwmwd and the gwlad

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cantref gantref nghantref chantref
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.