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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter C/c.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

 n (genitive singular cés, nominative plural )

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter C/c.

Declension[edit]


Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish cía, from Proto-Celtic *kwēs, *kʷei- (compare Welsh pwy), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷis.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • cia (obsolete)

Pronoun[edit]

(triggers h-prothesis of a following disjunctive pronoun é, í, iad; followed by a relative clause)

  1. (interrogative) who?
    hé? ― Who is he?
    hí an bhean sin? ― Who is that woman?
    a dhéanfaidh é? ― Who will do it?
Usage notes[edit]

Can be followed by a prepositional pronoun in the 3rd person singular:

  • Cé aige an fíon? – ‘Who has the wine?’
  • Cé dó ar thug tú é? ‘Who did you give it to?’
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Particle[edit]

  1. Only used in cé go, cé gur, cé nach, and cé nár

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old French kay, cail (modern French quai), from Gaulish cagiíum (enclosure), from Proto-Celtic *kagyom (pen, enclosure) (compare Welsh cae (hedge)).

Noun[edit]

f (genitive , nominative plural céanna)

  1. quay, wharf, pier
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ché gcé
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.