ugain

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Welsh uceint, from Proto-Celtic *wikantī, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁wih₁ḱm̥t (compare Latin vīgintī) from *dwi(h₁)dḱm̥ti(two-ten). Cognate with Breton ugent, Old Irish fiche.

Pronunciation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Despite being written as u, the initial vowel here is /i/ in all parts of Wales.

Numeral[edit]

ugain ‎(ordinal ugeinfed)

  1. (cardinal) twenty

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ugain m (plural ugeiniau)

  1. twenty
  2. (numeral) score

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
ugain unchanged unchanged hugain
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.