hawdd

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh hawð, from Proto-Brythonic *họð, from Proto-Celtic *sādos (compare Old Irish asse (easy) from *ad-sādo-syos).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hau̯ð/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

hawdd (feminine singular hawdd, plural hawdd, equative hawsed, comparative hawsach, superlative hawsaf)

  1. easy
    Mi wnaeth y tîm ennill yn hawdd ddoe.
    The team won easily yesterday.
    Antonyms: anodd, caled

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • Angharad Fychan and Ann Parry Owen, editors (2014), “hawdd”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 318