brechdan

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish brechtán (bread with butter spread on it) (obsolete Irish breachtán),[1] from brecht (variegated, multicolored), from Old Irish mrecht.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brechdan f (plural brechdanau)

  1. sandwich

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “brechdan”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies
  2. ^ Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “brechtán”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language