cysgu

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Welsh[edit]

Cysgu

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh kyscu, from Proto-Brythonic *kuskɨd, from Proto-Celtic *kuxsketi (compare Cornish koska, Breton kousket), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱewb- (compare Latin cubō (I recline)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cysgu (first-person singular present cysgaf)

  1. (intransitive) sleep (rest in state of reduced consciousness)

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cysgu gysgu nghysgu chysgu
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), “cysgaf”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies