WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From nawf (swimming) +‎ -io. Compare Middle Welsh nawf. Cognate with Cornish neuvya, Breton neuial (compare Middle Breton neuff). Ultimately from Proto-Celtic *snām-

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

nofio (first-person singular present nofiaf)

  1. to swim
    Synonym: oifad

ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

nofio m (uncountable)

  1. swimming
  2. (swimming) stroke

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

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