rhyw

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): [r̥ɨu]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): [r̥iu]

Etymology 1[edit]

Determiner[edit]

rhyw (triggers Soft Mutation)

  1. some (a certain, an unspecified or unknown. )
    Mae rhyw ddyn tu allan.
    There's some man outside.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Cognate with Breton reizh.

Noun[edit]

rhyw m (plural rhywiau)

  1. (countable) sex
  2. (uncountable) sex, sexual intercourse
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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
rhyw ryw unchanged unchanged