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an- +‎ cof (memory).





angof m (usually uncountable, plural anghofiau or anghofion)

  1. forgetfulness
    Synonyms: angof, anghofrwydd
  2. oblivion
    Synonyms: angof, anghofrwydd, ebargofiant
    • William Rees (Gwilym Hiraethog):
      Pwy all beidio â chofio amdano? / Pwy all beidio â thraethu’i glod? / Dyma gariad nad â’n angof / Tra fo nefoedd wen yn bod.
      Who can but remember him? / Who can but declare his praise? / Here is love that shall not be forgotten / While glorious heavens shall last.

Derived terms



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


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