grudd

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *groudos- (cheek; slope). Cognate with Cornish grudh (jaw, mandible), Irish grua (cheek), Scottish Gaelic gruaidh (cheek).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ɡrɨːð/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ɡriːð/

Noun[edit]

grudd m, f (plural gruddiau)

  1. cheek

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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