easpa

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish esba, esbae (uselessness, vanity, folly; idleness, play, wantonness), from bae (good, profit).

Noun[edit]

easpa f (genitive easpa, nominative plural easpaí)

  1. lack, want
  2. loss, absence
  3. (biology) deficiency, defect
  4. (medicine) abscess

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • easpach (lacking, wanting; missing, lost; deficient, defective)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
easpa n-easpa heaspa t-easpa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.