diben

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See also: dǐběn

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From di- +‎ pen (head, end).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

diben m (plural dibenion)

  1. purpose, aim
    Synonym: amcan

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • diben”, 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