cystadleuaeth

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cystadlu (to compete, to vie) +‎ -aeth.

PronunciationEdit

  • (North Wales, standard, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˌkəsdadˈleɨ̯.aɨ̯θ/, [ˌkʰəstadˈlˠeɨ̯.ai̯θ]
    • (North Wales, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˌkəsdadˈleɨ̯.ɛθ/, [ˌkʰəstadˈlˠeɨ̯.ɛθ]
  • (South Wales, standard) IPA(key): /ˌkəsdadˈlei̯.ai̯θ/, [ˌkʰəstadˈlei̯.ai̯θ]
    • (South Wales, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˌkəsdadˈlei̯.ɛθ/, [ˌkʰəstadˈlei̯.ɛθ]

NounEdit

cystadleuaeth f (plural cystadlaethau or cystadleuaethau)

  1. competition, contest
    Synonyms: ymryson, gornest

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cystadleuaeth gystadleuaeth nghystadleuaeth chystadleuaeth
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

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