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A conflation of two separate stems: (1) Middle Welsh roðy (to give), from Proto-Brythonic *roðọd (compare Cornish ry (to give), Breton reiñ (to give)), from Proto-Celtic *ɸro-dāti (give) (compare Old Irish do·rata (he has given)), from Proto-Indo-European *deh₃- and (2) Middle Welsh rodif (I put), from Proto-Brythonic *roðid, from Proto-Celtic *ɸro-dīti (put), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-.



rhoi (first-person singular present rhof or rhoddaf)

  1. to give
    Mae Siân yn rhoi siocled i Siôn y flwyddyn ’ma.Siân is giving Siôn chocolate this year.
  2. to put
    Rhoddodd hi’r pethau ar y bwrdd.She put the things on the table.


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