gyda

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See also: Gyða

Scanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse gjóta, from Proto-Germanic *geutaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jø̀ʏːda], [d͡ʑỳːða]

Verb[edit]

gyda (preterite singular gød, supine gødeð)

  1. to pour

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cyd (joint, united) +‎ â (with), mutated as it comes at the head of an adverbial phrase. The pronunciation with /ɨ̞ ~ ɪ/ is reflective of its origin as two separate words.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

gyda

  1. with
    Synonyms: (chiefly North Wales) efo, (literary, otherwise rare and idiomatic) â
  2. (chiefly South Wales) used after bod to form possessive phrases
    Mae ci gyda fi.
    I have a dog.
    (literally, “There is a dog with me.”)
    Roedd dwy chwaer gyda fe.
    He had two sisters.
    (literally, “There were two sisters with him.”)
    Oes swydd gyda chi ar hyn o bryd?
    Do you have a job at the moment?
    (literally, “Is there a job with you at the moment?”)
    Synonym: (North Wales) gan

Usage notes[edit]

Gyda traditionally triggers the aspirate mutation, but in speech this may be absent. Before a word beginning with a vowel, gydag is used instead, except in some colloquial versions of the language where it remains gyda.

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