pêl-droed

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pêl (ball) +‎ troed (foot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pêl-droed f (uncountable)

  1. football, soccer

Derived terms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Pêl-droed with a hyphen refers to the sport "football, soccer", whereas pêl droed without a hyphen refers to the ball "football, soccer ball".

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pêl-droed bêl-droed mhêl-droed phêl-droed
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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