Borrowed from Primitive Irish *skʷetlan (compare Old Irish scél), from Proto-Celtic *skʷetlom. If the Proto-Celtic word had descended directly into Welsh it would have become *ysbedl rather than chwedl.
- (North Wales) IPA(key): /χwɛdl/, [ˈχwɛdl̩ˠ]
- (South Wales) (standard) (colloquial) IPA(key): /χwɛdl/, [ˈχwɛdl̩]
chwedl f (plural chwedlau)
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every|
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
- Angharad Fychan and Ann Parry Owen, editors (2014), “chwedl”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies