clawdd

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *klādos, from Proto-Indo-European *kleh₂dos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clawdd m (plural cloddiau or cloddion)

  1. soil thrown up in digging a pit or trench; mound, wall made of earth, dyke, earthwork, bulwark
    1. boundary
    2. hedge, fence
  2. ditch, gutter, trench
    1. pit, quarry, mine
    2. moat, fosse
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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
clawdd glawdd nghlawdd chlawdd
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) , “clawdd”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies