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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *krėdid, from Proto-Celtic *kreddīti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱred dʰeh₁- (to place one's heart, i.e. to trust, believe), compound phrase of oblique case form of *ḱḗr (heart) and *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

credu (first-person singular present credaf) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. to believe, have faith in, trust, give credit, etc.
  2. to be disposed, feel inclined, bring oneself to, persuade oneself

ConjugationEdit

  • Alternative third-person singular present subjunctive: creto

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
credu gredu nghredu chredu
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

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