faca

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ·accae.

Verb[edit]

faca

  1. past indicative dependent analytic of feic
    Ceapaim go bhfaca sé an madra.
    I think that he saw the dog.

Usage notes[edit]

Used with a noun or pronoun as the subject.

  • Always occurs either lenited or eclipsed depending on the preverbal particle:
    fhaca mé. ― I didn’t see.
    an áit a bhfaca mé an buachaill inti ― the place where I saw the boy
  • Takes the forms of preverbal particles normally associated with the present tense, such as go, an, and nach, rather than gur, ar, and nár:
    An bhfaca tú? ― Did you see?
    Nach bhfaca tú? ― Didn’t you see?

See also[edit]

  • chonaic (past indicative independent analytic)

Mutation[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

facas

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Possibly from Latin falx (sickle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faca f (plural facas)

  1. knife

Related terms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ·accae.

Verb[edit]

faca

  1. past tense of faic

Usage notes[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian faccia

Noun[edit]

faca f

  1. (colloquial) face
  2. (colloquial) person, guy