diwrnod

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh diwarnawt, from Medieval Latin diurnāta (a day’s work, a day’s journey, a fixed day, a day), from Latin diurnus (daily), from diēs (day). Doublet of siwrnai.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

diwrnod m (plural diwrnodau)

  1. a day (period of 24 hours)

Synonyms[edit]

  • dydd (day (as opposed to night))

Usage notes[edit]

The semantic difference between dydd and diwrnod is similar to the difference between French jour and journée or between Italian giorno and giornata.

Mutation[edit]

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