fhios

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fhios m

  1. Lenited form of fios.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fhios m (genitive fhiosa, plural fhiosan)

  1. Alternative form of fios

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although etymologically a lenited form of fios, in today's language used as an alternative form also in situations not demanding lenition:
    Cha robh fios agam. / Cha robh fhios agam. - I didn't know.
    Cò aig a tha fios? / Cò aig a tha fhios? - Who knows?