fostaigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fastaid, fostaid, fostaigid (makes fast, secures, binds; holds back, detains; retains; engages, hires).

Verb[edit]

fostaigh (present analytic fostaíonn, future analytic fostóidh, verbal noun fostú, past participle fostaithe)

  1. catch, grip
  2. hire, employ

Conjugation[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fostaigh fhostaigh bhfostaigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.