trigeiniau

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

trigain (three score”, “sixty) +‎ -iau

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /triˈɡəi̯n.jaɨ̯/, /triˈɡəi̯n.ja/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /triˈɡəi̯n.jai̯/, /triˈɡəi̯n.jɛ/

Noun[edit]

trigeiniau m pl

  1. (plural only) sixties (decade)
    • 1972, Evan David Jones, Cymru: oes Victoria ac Edward VII o hen ffotograffau [Victorian and Edwardian Wales from old photographs] (Batsford; ISBN 0713401257, 9780713401257), page 11
      Wedi i henaint oddiwes John Thomas, ac yntau’n awyddus i beidio â chwalu ei gasgliad, gwerthodd yr Oriel i Syr Owen Edwards, gan sicrhau cyfanrwydd casgliad gwych o fwy na thair mil о negatifau gwydr yn dyddio o’r trigeiniau i’r naw degau.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trigeiniau drigeiniau nhrigeiniau thrigeiniau
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.