trefgordd

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Welsh trefgordd

Noun[edit]

trefgordd (plural trefgordds)

  1. (historical) A communal settlement in mediaeval Wales including a communal cattle pasture and smithy.

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tref (town) +‎ cordd (tribe, clan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trefgordd f (plural trefgorddau or trefgyrdd)

  1. (historical) trefgordd

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trefgordd drefgordd nhrefgordd threfgordd
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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