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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

  • chwech”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014