See also: c'hwec'h

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. six

Usage notesEdit

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

NounEdit

chwech m (plural chwechau, not mutable)

  1. (obsolete) sixpence

ReferencesEdit

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