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chwech

WelshEdit

Welsh cardinal numbers
5 6 7
    Cardinal : chwech
    Ordinal : chweched

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare Breton c'hwec'h.

PronunciationEdit

Cardinal numberEdit

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