See also: c'hwec'h

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WelshEdit

Welsh cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : chwech
    Ordinal : chweched

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *hwex, from Proto-Celtic *swexs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

chwech ‎(before nouns chwe)

  1. (cardinal) six

Usage notesEdit

Chwech triggers the aspirate mutation in the literary language, but in the spoken language this is only occasionally heard.

NounEdit

chwech m (plural chwechau)

  1. sixpence

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit