amau

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh amheu, from Proto-Celtic *ambisuweti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

amau (first-person singular present amheuaf)

  1. to doubt
  2. to suspect

Conjugation[edit]

  • Alternative second-person singular present subjunctive: amheuech
  • Alternative verbal noun: amheuedig

Derived terms[edit]

  • amheuaeth (doubt, suspicion)
  • amheus (doubtful, suspicious)
  • diamau (without a doubt, certain)

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “amheuaf”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies