cantref

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Welsh cantref.

Noun[edit]

cantref (plural cantrefs or cantrefi)

  1. A mediaeval land division in Wales.

Middle Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cant (hundred) +‎ tref (town)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cantref m (plural cantreuoed)

  1. The cantref: a mediaeval land division in Wales, between the cwmwd and the gwlad.
    • Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet:
      Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet a oed yn arglwyd ar seith cantref Dyuet.
      Pwyll, prince of Dyfed, was lord over the seven cantrefs of Dyfed.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Middle Welsh mutation
Radical Soft Nasal Aspirate
cantref gantref cantref / chantref
pronounced with /ŋ̥-/
chantref
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh cantref.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cantref (plural cantrefi)

  1. A mediaeval land division in Wales, between the cwmwd and the gwlad.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cantref gantref nghantref chantref
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.