EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From polygamist, in reference to the Mormon practice (which has been discontinued by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) of polygamy (plural marriage).

NounEdit

plyg (plural plygs)

  1. (slang, offensive) A fundamentalist Mormon.
    Members of the fundamentalist plyg movement are "Mormon" but are not LDS.
    The schoolgirl drew stares from outsiders because of her long pastel dress and upswept hairdo, and her brother once got into a fistfight with a group of Gentile and LDS boys who had been taunting him and his sister, calling them "plygs".

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back formation from plygu (to bend; to fold, to crease).

NounEdit

plyg m (plural plygion)

  1. bend, curve
  2. fold, crease

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

plyg (feminine singular plyg, plural plyg, equative cyn plyg, comparative mwy plyg, superlative mwyaf plyg)

  1. bent
  2. folded, creased

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

plyg

  1. (literary) third-person singular present indicative/future of plygu

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
plyg blyg mhlyg phlyg
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.