chwarae

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Cornish gwari and Breton c'hoari.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

chwarae (first-person singular present chwaraeaf, not mutable)

  1. to play
    Mae’r plant yn chwarae rygbi.
    The children are playing rugby.
  2. to play, or perform with, a percussive instrument such as a drum. (Should not be used with any other type of instrument – see canu.)
    Dw i'n chwarae'r drymiau.
    I play the drums.

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Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

chwarae m (plural chwaraeon, not mutable)

  1. game
  2. sport

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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