Open main menu

Contents

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *klādo-, from Proto-Indo-European *klād-.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

clawdd m (plural cloddiau or cloddion)

  1. soil thrown up in digging a pit or trench; mound, wall made of earth, dyke, earthwork, bulwark
    1. boundary
    2. hedge, fence
  2. ditch, gutter, trench
    1. pit, quarry, mine
    2. moat, fosse

MutationEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  • Angharad Fychan and Ann Parry Owen, editors (2014), “clawdd”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies