Sunday, 3 July 2022

Do You Know the words of Crwth and Cwtch?

May we find words without vowel in English?

The answer might surprise you!



Image 1- Crwth, an ancient Celtic instrument (credit to internet).

Yes, we could use Merriam-Webster, Urban Dictionary, Thesaurus and Collin English Dictionary to search its.

Nowadays, you just search through internet. Simple, easy

It is believed that at least two words with 5 letters have no vowels. You can see that the two words look like similar:

- Crwth
- Cwtch



Image 2- Succulent plants, illustration

Crwth is spelled “crouth,” in which “w” is changed or pronounced to vowels of “ou.” It was stringed music instrument resembles to “violin.”



Image 3- Cloudy sky, illustration only

The instrument was invented about 11th century, then modified in 13th century. It was played through 1800’s.



Image 4- A green at yard

However, in modern time, some parts of England still use “crwth” word to refer to “violin.”



Image 5- A squirrel, seen from window screen

Then, the word “cwtch” is pronounced “kutch.” In this case, “c” read as “k” and “w” as “u.”



Image 6- Myrtle with pinks flowers

The word associates with some meaning:

- cuddle
- huge
- a shed
- cubbyhole
- cupboard
- tiny space for safety

Do you know some other words without vowels? Or, do you have words without vowels in your own languages?

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17 comments:

  1. Those words are new to me, thanks for sharing.

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      May we find words without vowel in English?

      The answer might surprise you!

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  2. I don't know about the words...always fun to learn about them.

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    1. Thanks to visit my blog-
      Do You Know the words of Crwth and Cwtch?
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      Image 1- Crwth, an ancient Celtic instrument (credit to internet).

      Yes, we could use Merriam-Webster, Urban Dictionary, Thesaurus and Collin English Dictionary to search its.

      Nowadays, you just search through internet. Simple, easy

      It is believed that at least two words with 5 letters have no vowels. You can see that the two words look like similar:
      - Crwth
      - Cwtch

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  3. Es interesante eso de las vocales en el castellano no las hay a no ser que esta expresión hmmmmmmmmmm se considera una palabra jjajajaj. Besotes.

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    1. Thanks to visit my blog-
      Do You Know the words of Crwth and Cwtch?
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      Image 2- Succulent plants, illustration

      Crwth is spelled “crouth,” in which “w” is changed or pronounced to vowels of “ou.” It was stringed music instrument resembles to “violin.”

      Delete
  4. Sempre muito interessante!.
    Beijinhos .

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    1. Thanks to visit my blog-
      Do You Know the words of Crwth and Cwtch?
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      Image 3- Cloudy sky, illustration only

      The instrument was invented about 11th century, then modified in 13th century. It was played through 1800’s.

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  5. Hello!! A really good and interesting post, thanks for sharing it.

    Blessings!!

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    1. Thanks to visit my blog-
      Do You Know the words of Crwth and Cwtch?
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      Image 4- A green at yard

      However, in modern time, some parts of England still use “crwth” word to refer to “violin.”

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  6. En español no conozco ninguna... en todo caso la conjunción "Y".

    Saludos.

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    1. Thanks to visit my blog-
      Do You Know the words of Crwth and Cwtch?
      -
      Image 5- A squirrel, seen from window screen

      Then, the word “cwtch” is pronounced “kutch.” In this case, “c” read as “k” and “w” as “u.”

      Delete
  7. Replies
    1. Thanks to visit my blog-
      Do You Know the words of Crwth and Cwtch?
      -
      Image 6- Myrtle with pinks flowers

      The word associates with some meaning:
      - cuddle
      - huge
      - a shed
      - cubbyhole
      - cupboard
      - tiny space for safety

      Do you know some other words without vowels? Or, do you have words without vowels in your own languages?

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  8. I didn't know about the words.
    How interesting!

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      Do You Know the words of Crwth and Cwtch?
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      May we find words without vowel in English?

      The answer might surprise you!

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  9. Muito bem. Não conheço essas palavras. só pesquisando!
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    Obstáculos do caminho...

    Beijos e uma excelente semana.

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