nofio

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From nawf (swimming) +‎ -io, from Brythonic, from Proto-Celtic *snāmos, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)n̥h₂-mós, from *(s)neh₂- (to swim). Compare Middle Welsh nawf. Cognate with Cornish neuvya, Breton neuial (compare Middle Breton neuff).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nofio (first-person singular present nofiaf, not mutable)

  1. to swim
    Synonym: oifad

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nofio m (uncountable, not mutable)

  1. swimming
  2. (swimming) stroke

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “nofio”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies