diobaith

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From di- (un-, -less) +‎ gobaith (hope).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diobaith (feminine singular diobaith, plural diobaith, equative cyn ddiobaith, comparative mwy diobaith, superlative mwyaf diobaith)

  1. hopeless, despondent
    Synonym: anobeithiol
    Antonym: gobeithiol

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
diobaith ddiobaith niobaith unchanged
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) , “diobaith”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies