marchog

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Welsh marchawc, from Proto-Celtic *markākos (compare Cornish marghek, Breton marc'hek, Irish marcach), from *markos ‎(horse) (compare Welsh march). More at march.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

marchog m (plural marchogion)

  1. knight (nobleman; chess piece)
  2. rider, horseman

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Welsh · darnau gwyddbwyll (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
brenin brenhines castell esgob marchog gwerinwr

Mutation[edit]

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