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Welsh eistedd sitting sed- in Indo-European roots bod to be bheuə- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Welsh eisteddfod (“session”), from eistedd (“to sit”) + bod (“to be”) (be sitting).
In 1908 a Welsh eisteddfod was held here in Earlington Park.
The welsh word eisteddfod denotes a festival aimed at encouraging literature, music and other cultural pursuits.
The annual international musical eisteddfod (festival) is held here.
In Cathays Park there is also a "gorsedd" or bardic circle of huge monoliths erected in connexion with the eisteddfod of 1899.
Every year a large national eisteddfod, or festival, is held at which the best choirs compete for honors.
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