ogof

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈɔɡɔv/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈoːɡɔv/

Noun[edit]

ogof f (plural ogofau)

  1. cave

Usage notes[edit]

  • It is suggested (in Wookey Hole Caves) that "Wookey" in "Wookey hole" is derived from "ogof". Thus "Wookey Hole Cave" means "cave cave cave".

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]