Eisteddfod meaning

ā-stĕthvŏd, ī-stĕth-
An annual competitive festival of Welsh poets and musicians.
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Any of several annual festivals in which Welsh poets, dancers, and musicians compete for recognition.
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Origin of eisteddfod

  • Welsh eistedd sitting sed- in Indo-European roots bod to be bheuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Welsh eisteddfod (“session”), from eistedd (“to sit”) +‎ bod (“to be”) (be sitting).

    From Wiktionary