braf

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French brave, from Italian bravo, from Medieval Latin *bravus, from a conflation of Latin pravus with barbarus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

braf (feminine singular braf, plural braf, equative brafied, comparative brafiach, superlative brafiaf)

  1. fine, excellent
  2. strong, healthy

Mutation[edit]

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

Usage notes[edit]

This adjective generally resists mutation except in some dialects of South Wales.

Further reading[edit]

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