deugeiniau

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deugain(two score, forty) +‎ -iau

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /dəi̯ˈɡəi̯n.jaɨ̯/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /dəi̯ˈɡəi̯n.jai̯/

Usage notes[edit]

  • Despite being written as u, the vowel in the first syllable is /i/ in all parts of Wales.

Noun[edit]

deugeiniau m pl

  1. (plural only) forties

Mutation[edit]

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