gwlad

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh gwlat, from Old Welsh gulat, from Proto-Brythonic *gwlad, from Proto-Celtic *wlatis (sovereignty); from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wélh₁tis ~ *h₂wl̥h₁téy-, from the root *h₂welh₁-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gwlad f (plural gwledydd)

  1. country, nation, realm, land
  2. countryside

Usage notes[edit]

See "gwlad" in Wade-Evans's Welsh Medieval Law for its use in a pre-modern context.

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Mutation[edit]

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