ateb

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh atteb, from Proto-Brythonic *adheb, from Proto-Celtic *atisekʷom (compare Old Irish aithesc), from *ati- + *sekʷeti (to say).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ateb m (plural atebion)

  1. answer, response, reply
    Synonym: ymateb
  2. solution, panacea
    Synonym: datrysiad

Verb[edit]

ateb (first-person singular present atebaf)

  1. to answer

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ateb unchanged unchanged hateb
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), “ateb”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies