bual

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bual (plural buals)

  1. A variety of madeira (wine) that is less sweet than malmsey

Anagrams[edit]


Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic [Term?], borrowed from Vulgar Latin *būvalus, from Latin būbalus, from Ancient Greek βούβαλος (boúbalos). Cognate with Welsh and Cornish bual.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bual m (plural bualed)

  1. buffalo

Inflection[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh [Term?], from Proto-Brythonic [Term?], borrowed from Vulgar Latin *būvalus, from Latin būbalus, from Ancient Greek βούβαλος (boúbalos). Compare Breton bual.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bual m (plural buail or bualau or bualod)

  1. buffalo, bison
  2. drinking horn

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bual fual mual unchanged
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) , “bual”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies