amgueddfa

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From amguedd (treasure, wealth) +‎ -fa, -ma. The word was constructed by William Owen Pughe, an antiquarian and grammarian. He also constructed other words which have become everyday words in the Welsh language.

Noun[edit]

amgueddfa f (plural amgueddfeydd or amgueddfâu)

  1. museum

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • amgueddfa”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014