"Chwisgi"

Translation:Whisky

March 9, 2016

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/AnCatDubh

OK, I’m curious is to how Welsh acquired that ch-sound at the beginning.

March 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/obado

It's not so far from the Scottish pronunciation with an aspirated "wh"

March 28, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/NoelGoetowski

The guy who coined it had a really bad head cold that day.

November 22, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ElectricHare

I'm Welsh and never called it chwisgi. Never heard anyone else call it that either.

October 9, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/obado

I know people in Cardiganshire who call it that. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Welsh_whisky

October 9, 2017
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