iäaidd

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(ice) +‎ -aidd(-like)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈja.ai̯ð/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈjɑː.ai̯ð/

Adjective[edit]

iäaidd

  1. of an icy nature; like ice[1]
  2. glacious[2]

Quotations[edit]

  • 1826: Y Gwyliedydd, Caervallwch (poet), “Somedigaeth”, page 122
    Aeth oriau aml, anhylon, hir dros ben
    Y tru ; ei boen torasai ar ei saib,
    Ac yn ei dynu nesnes at y pridd. —
    Ar vyr, y gweilliai drwyddo iäaidd naws
    A difrwyth oer ei draed. […]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Iäaidd listed on page 250 of “A dictionary of the Welsh language” (1832) by William Owen Pughe
  2. ^ Daniel Silvan Evans’ “An English and Welsh dictionary” gives iäaidd as one of its translations of glacious on page 814 thereof