pêl-fasged

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pêl (ball) +‎ basged (basket).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales, standard, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˌpeːlˈvasɡɛd/, [ˌpʰeːlˈvaskɛd], /pɛlˈvasɡɛd/, [pʰɛlˈvaskɛd]
    • (North Wales, colloquial) IPA(key): /ˌpeːlˈvasɡad/, [ˌpʰeːlˈvaskad], /pɛlˈvasɡad/, [pʰɛlˈvaskad]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˌpeːlˈvasɡɛd/, [ˌpʰeːlˈvaskɛd], /pɛlˈvasɡɛd/, [pʰɛlˈvaskɛd]

Noun[edit]

pêl-fasged f (uncountable)

  1. basketball

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
pêl-fasged bêl-fasged mhêl-fasged phêl-fasged
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-fasged”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies