bachgen

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From bach; the second element appears to be from Proto-Indo-European *ken- (compare Welsh cenedl (nation, tribe, clan, kindred)).

Noun[edit]

bachgen m (plural bechgyn or bachgennod)

  1. boy, lad, youngster, servant, young man, son, child
  2. man

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bachgen fachgen machgen unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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