deugain

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Welsh[edit]

Welsh cardinal numbers
 <  39 40 41  > 
    Cardinal : deugain
    Ordinal : deugeinfed
    Decimal : pedwar deg

Etymology[edit]

dau (two) +‎ ugain (twenty)

Pronunciation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Despite being written as u, the vowel here is /i̯/ in all parts of Wales.

Numeral[edit]

deugain (ordinal deugeinfed)

  1. (vigesimal) forty, two score
    Synonym: pedwar deg

Usage notes[edit]

Numerals which employ deugain as their final element, i.e. 41 to 59, use a (and) to connect it to the preceding element, e.g. un a deugain (forty-one), pedwar ar bymtheg a deugain (fifty-nine).

Noun[edit]

deugain m (plural deugeiniau)

  1. forty

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
deugain ddeugain neugain unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.