diwrnod

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh diwarnawt, borrowed from Vulgar Latin or Medieval Latin diurnāta (a day’s work, a day’s journey, a fixed day, a day), from Latin diurnus (daily), from diēs (day). Doublet of siwrnai.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

diwrnod m (plural diwrnodau)

  1. a day (period of 24 hours)

Usage notesEdit

The semantic difference between dydd and diwrnod is similar to the difference between French jour and journée or between Italian giorno and giornata.

SynonymsEdit

  • dydd (day (as opposed to night))

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
diwrnod ddiwrnod niwrnod unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.