Welsh edit


Etymology edit

From Middle Welsh pedol, perhaps borrowed from Latin pedālis (of the foot).[1] The presence of d rather than /ð/ dd suggests it would have been a learned borrowing into Middle Welsh, not an early borrowing into Proto-Brythonic.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

pedol f (plural pedolau)

  1. horseshoe
  2. U- (used to describe U-shaped things)

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pedol bedol mhedol phedol
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References edit

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