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See also: gem, gém, Gem, and GEM




Borrowed from English game.



gêm f (plural gêmau)

  1. game, contest
    Gêm ddwl yw criced.Cricket is a silly game.
  2. (sports) fixture
  3. game (hunted animals and birds)

Usage notesEdit

  • Like many other unnaturalised, g-initial, feminine singular nouns derived from English, gêm does not undergo soft mutation following the article (y); however, any adjective that modifies gêm mutates as it normally would. Conversely, gêm always undergoes nasal mutation to ngêm.

Derived termsEdit


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gêm - ngêm -
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


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