cledd

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Welsh cled (10th c.), from Proto-Celtic *klējos (compare Cornish cleth, Breton kleiz, Irish clé), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlei- ‘to slant, lean’.

Adjective[edit]

cledd m, f (plural cledd, not comparable)

  1. left

Noun[edit]

cledd m

  1. left hand
  2. left side
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Etymology 2[edit]

First attested in the thirteenth century; compare cleddyf (sword).

Noun[edit]

cledd m (plural cleddau)

  1. (sometimes figuratively of a champion or defender) sword
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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cledd gledd nghledd chledd