Complete Definition of "eisteddfod"

English

Pronunciation
wikipedia
Anglicised:
AHD|/īʹstÄth-vÉd/
IPA|/æɪËstÉð.fÉd/
SAMPA|/aI"[email protected]/

Vernacular:
IPA|/eɪËsteð.vÉd/
SAMPA|/eI"steD.vQd/
rfap|UK

Etymology
From Cy. #Welsh|eisteddfod, session, from eistedd, to sit + bod#Welsh|bod, to be (be sitting)

Noun
en-noun|pl1eisteddfods|pl2eisteddfodau

  1. Any of several annual festivals in which Welsh poets, dancers, and musicians compete for recognition.

Quotations
;Eisteddfod motto
In Welsh:
:Byd gwyn fydd byd a gano,
:Gwaraidd fydd ei gerddi fo.
An English translation:
:Blessed would be a world that sings,
:Gentle would be his songs.


Welsh

Pronunciation
IPA|/eɪËsteð.vÉd/

Noun
eisteddfod (plural: eisteddfodau)

  1. An #English|eisteddfod.

category:Welsh nouns

zh:eisteddfod

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