clywed

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh clywet, from Proto-Brythonic *klüwid, from Proto-Celtic *klusīti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱlew-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

clywed (first-person singular present clywaf) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. to hear
  2. (obsolete) to listen
    Synonym: gwrando
  3. (dialect) to identify or receive impressions through the senses (excluding sight)
    1. to feel
      Synonym: teimlo
    2. to smell
      Synonym: arogli

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • clywedog (audible; loud, sonorous)

Noun[edit]

clywed m (uncountable)

  1. hearing; the ability to hear; the act of hearing; reaching ear

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
clywed glywed nghlywed chlywed
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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