undeg

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un ‎(one) +‎ deg ‎(ten) = “one [on] ten”

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

undeg m, f ‎(ordinal undegfed)

  1. (archaic) eleven
    • Gwelygorddau Powys, Cynddelw
      Undeg fad awen: undegfed awydd
       A weinydd fy nhynged,
      O’m gwawd ran, o’m bau, o’m barddged,
      O walch falch, o Weilchiawn giwed.
    • 1832: “Cynhafal”, Efelychiad o Horace (Emulation of Horace), book III, ode 9, “Ymddiddan rhwng Madog a Rhonwen”
      Pan oeddwn gan ti yn dderbyniol,
       Heb undeg mwy hardd-deg ei raen;
      Yn gallu ‛th gofleidio yn anwylaidd,
       Nid ydoedd un Brenin o’m blaen.
    • 1841: Hugh James Rose and Samuel Roffey Maitland [eds.], The British Magazine, and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiastical Information, Parochial History, and Documents Respecting the State of the Poor, Progress of Education, &c., volume 19, page 665
      Naw cànt dau undeg wyth
      Y bu yn ymlwyth
      Yn arwain mysg-lwyth,
       Masgl a fæmina.
      Nine hundred and thirty years   [lit.: Nine hundred, two eleven, and eight]
      They existed sorrowing,
      Bearing a mixed-race,
       Male and female.

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References[edit]

  • “Undeg” listed on page 605 of William Owen Pughe’s Dictionary of the Welsh Language (1832)
  • “Undeg” listed on page 270 of William Richards’ Welsh and English Dictionary (1832)
  • “Undeg” listed on page 303 of Ellis Jones’ New Pocket Dictionary of the Welsh and English Languages (1840)