Welsh edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From i (i) +‎ dot (dot) i.e. "dotted i".

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

i dot f (plural ïau dot)

  1. (South Wales) The name of the Latin-script letter I.
    Synonym: i

Usage notes edit

Used especially by those from south Wales, where both ⟨i⟩ and ⟨u⟩ are pronounced the same (as /ɪ, iː/), in order to distinguish between these letters in spelling.

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
i dot unchanged unchanged hi dot
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See also edit

References edit

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