bwgan

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from bwg (ghost, hobgoblin) +‎ -an or bwga (ghost, hobgoblin) +‎ -an.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bwgan m (plural bwganod)

  1. ghost; hobgoblin

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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