cliath

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clíath, from Proto-Celtic *klētā. Cognate with French claie and Welsh clwyd.

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Noun[edit]

cliath f (genitive cléithe, plural cliatha)

  1. wattled, latticed frame; hurdle
  2. raft, stretcher; (penal) hurdle
  3. (military) phalanx
  4. crowd, shoal
  5. (music) staff, stave
  6. (knitting) (patch of) darning (on stocking)
  7. (anatomy, medicine) bodily frame, chest; chestiness, wheeze

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Mutation[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clíath, from Proto-Celtic *klētā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cliath f (genitive clèithe, plural cliathan)

  1. grating, grid
  2. harrow
  3. shoal (of fish)

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Verb[edit]

cliath (past chliath, future cliathaidh, verbal noun cliathadh, past participle cliathte)

  1. harrow
  2. copulate (about birds)