WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh tauaut, from Proto-Brythonic *tavọd, from Proto-Celtic *tangʷāt- (compare Cornish taves, Old Irish tengae), from Proto-Indo-European *dn̥ǵʰwéh₂s.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tafod m (plural tafodau)

  1. tongue

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tafod dafod nhafod thafod
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

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