cyffwrdd

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cyf- +‎ hwrdd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cyffwrdd (first-person singular present cyffyrddaf)

  1. (with preposition â) to touch (make physical contact with)
  2. to touch (affect emotionally)

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • cyffyrddiad (touch, noun)
  • cyffyrddol (touching, contiguous, adjoining; pertaining to touch)
  • cyffyrddus (comfortable, snug; comforting, consolatory, encouraging, inspiring; refreshing, sustaining; capable of being comforted, consolable)
  • digyffwrdd (contactless)
  • lens gyffwrdd (contact lens)

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cyffwrdd gyffwrdd nghyffwrdd chyffwrdd
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • cyffwrdd”, 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