diogel

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From di- (intensifying prefix) +‎ gogel (to guard), from Proto-Celtic *uɸo- + *kel-, the latter from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel-.[1] Cognate with Cornish diogel, Breton diogel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

diogel (feminine singular diogel, plural diogel, equative cyn ddiogel, comparative mwy diogel, superlative mwyaf diogel)

  1. safe
  2. sure, certain

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “diogel”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies