gwestai

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡwɛsdai̯/, [ˈɡwɛstai̯]

Etymology 1[edit]

gwest +‎ -ai

Noun[edit]

gwestai m (plural gwesteion)

  1. a guest
  2. (law, historical) an entourage of twelve men who accompanied medieval Welsh kings

Etymology 2[edit]

From gwest (lodging) +‎ tai (houses).

Noun[edit]

gwestai

  1. plural of gwesty (hotel)

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “gwestai”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies