peth

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *peθ (compare Cornish pyth, Breton pezh), from Proto-Celtic *kʷezdis (compare Irish cuid).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peth m, f (plural pethau)

    1. thing, object
    2. material, stuff, substance
    3. device, instrument
    4. (usually plural) persona possessions, belongings, tools, equipment
    5. something, anything
  1. person, creature (often derogatory, but also affectionate)
    1. affair, matter, business
    2. (plural) interests, concerns
    3. (plural) circumstances, conditions
    4. act, action; event
    5. what is said or thought, statement, opinion, idea
    6. characteristic, attribute, quality

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
peth beth mheth pheth
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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