gwybodaeth

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gwybod +‎ -aeth.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales, standard) IPA(key): /ɡwəˈbɔdaɨ̯θ/, /ɡwɨ̞ˈbɔdaɨ̯θ/
    • (North Wales, colloquial) IPA(key): /ɡwəˈbɔdɛθ/, /ɡwɨ̞ˈbɔdɛθ/, /ɡʊˈbɔdaɨ̯θ/
  • (South Wales, standard) IPA(key): /ɡʊi̯ˈboːdai̯θ/, /ɡʊi̯ˈbɔdai̯θ/, /ɡwəˈboːdai̯θ/, /ɡwəˈbɔdai̯θ/, /ɡwɪˈboːdai̯θ/, /ɡwɪˈbɔdai̯θ/
    • (South Wales, colloquial) IPA(key): /ɡʊi̯ˈboːdɛθ/, /ɡʊi̯ˈbɔdɛθ/, /ɡwəˈboːdɛθ/, /ɡwəˈbɔdɛθ/, /ɡwɪˈboːdɛθ/, /ɡwɪˈbɔdɛθ/
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Usage notes[edit]

Due to a number of variables i.e. the varying pronunciations of "wy", monophthongization of final /aɨ̯, ai̯/ and the possible presence of long penultimate vowels, this term has a number of both standard and colloquial pronunciations.

Noun[edit]

gwybodaeth f (uncountable)

  1. information
  2. knowledge

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gwybodaeth wybodaeth ngwybodaeth 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) , “gwybodaeth”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies