bywyd

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *bivo-tūts (compare Old Irish bethu, bethad, Irish beatha), probably from a derivative of Proto-Indo-European *gʷih₃wo-teh₂ (compare Latin vīta, Ancient Greek βίοτος (bíotos), Old Church Slavonic, животъ (životŭ, life), Lithuanian gyvatà (life), Sanskrit जीवित (jīvitá), Avestan gayo (accusative ǰyātum) "life")), ultimately from *gʷeih₃w- (to live), compare *gʷih₃wós (alive).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈbəwɨ̞d/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈbəwɪd/

Noun[edit]

bywyd m (plural bywydau)

  1. life
  2. zest

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bywyd fywyd mywyd unchanged

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