eisteddfod

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Welsh eisteddfod (session), from eistedd (to sit) +‎ bod (to be) (be sitting).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /eɪˈsteð.vɒd/
  • IPA(key): /iːˈsteð.vɒd/
  • IPA(key): /əˈstɛdfəd/

Noun[edit]

eisteddfod (plural eisteddfods or eisteddfodau)

  1. Any of several annual festivals in which Welsh poets, dancers, and musicians compete for recognition.

Translations[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From eistedd (to sit) + bod (to be) (be sitting)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ei̯ˈsdɛðvɔd/, [ei̯ˈstɛðvɔd]
    • (colloquial) IPA(key): /ˈsdɛðvɔd/, [ˈstɛðvɔd]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

eisteddfod f (plural eisteddfodau)

  1. eisteddfod

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
eisteddfod unchanged unchanged heisteddfod
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • eisteddfod”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies, 2014