cosain

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish con·sní (contends; contests, strives for, wins, gains; defends; costs).

Verb[edit]

cosain (present analytic cosnann, future analytic cosanfaidh, verbal noun cosaint, past participle cosanta)

  1. to defend, protect (ar, ó, against)
  2. to earn, merit
  3. to cost

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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