tawlfwrdd

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Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tawl (a throw; interruption) +‎ bwrdd (table; board).

Noun[edit]

tawlfwrdd m (plural tawlfyrddau)

  1. (historical) throwboard, a variant of the game tafl played on an 11×11 board in medieval Wales
    • The Welsh Laws
      Tawlfwrdd chweugaint a dal ac fal hyn y rhenir: triugaint ar y werin wynion a thriugaint ar y brenin a'i werin.
      A throwboard's value is six score pence and is thus proportioned: three score on the white men and three score on the king and his men.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tawlfwrdd dawlfwrdd nhawlfwrdd thawlfwrdd
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.