gwaz

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Breton[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *gezdā; cognate with Welsh gŵydd (from Middle Welsh guit), Cornish goth, Middle Irish géd (Irish ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡwaː/, /ˈɡwaːs/

Noun[edit]

gwaz f (plural gwazi)

  1. goose
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Breton goas (compare Welsh gwas).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gwaz m (plural gwizien)

  1. man
  2. husband
  3. (by extension) strong, tough man
  4. servant, employee
  5. (historically) vassal
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