gogledd

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested in the twelfth century; formed as go- (under) +‎ cledd (left hand”, “left side), the north being on the left-hand side when facing east.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gogledd m (uncountable)

  1. north
  2. (as y Gogledd, when in Wales) North Wales
  3. (historical) a territory comprising northern England and southern Scotland
    1. (by extension, collectively) the inhabitants of that region
  4. (elliptically) north wind

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Adjective[edit]

gogledd (feminine gogledd, plural gogledd, equative gogledded, comparative gogleddach, superlative gogleddaf)

  1. northern, northerly

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Mutation[edit]

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