plwyf

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *pluïβ, borrowed from Latin plēbēs (common people).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plwyf m (plural plwyfi or plwyfydd or plwyfau)

  1. (ecclesiastical) parish; (by extension) (civil) parish, community; poor relief
  2. parishioners, people

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
plwyf blwyf mhlwyf phlwyf
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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