dwy

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Welsh[edit]

Welsh cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : dwy
    Ordinal : ail
    Adverbial : dwywaith
    Multiplier : dwbl
    Masculine : dau
Welsh Wikipedia article on dwy

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /dʊɨ̯/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /dʊi̯/

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dwóh₁.

Cardinal number[edit]

dwy f

  1. (cardinal) feminine form of dau

Usage notes[edit]

Dwy is used only before grammatically feminine nouns. It triggers the soft mutation.