buwch goch gota

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From buwch (cow) +‎ coch (red) +‎ cwta (short, little), lit. "little red cow".


buwch goch gota f (plural buchod coch cwta)

  1. ladybug, ladybird, ladycow


Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
buwch goch gota fuwch goch gota muwch goch gota unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


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