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WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Welsh uceint, from Proto-Celtic *wikantī, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥t (compare Latin vīgintī) from *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti (two-ten). Cognate with Breton ugent, Old Irish fiche.

PronunciationEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Despite being written as u, the initial vowel here is /ɪ/ in north Wales.

NumeralEdit

ugain (ordinal ugeinfed)

  1. twenty

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

ugain m (plural ugeiniau)

  1. twenty
  2. (numeral) score

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ugain unchanged unchanged hugain
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.