madfall

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A variant of mabddall m (person who is born blind; blindworm, slowworm; lizard; newt).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

madfall m or f (plural madfeill or madfallod)

  1. lizard
  2. slowworm, blindworm
  3. newt

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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
madfall fadfall unchanged 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-), “madfall”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies