gath

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally ‘leaf’, from Proto-Albanian *gazda, from *gʷozdo, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷésdos (compare Old English cwist ‘branch’, Czech hvozd ‘dense forest’).[1]

Noun[edit]

gath m (indefinite plural gathë, definite singular gathi)

  1. catkin, ament
  2. goat's dewlap

Related terms[edit]

  • gjeth (forms a doublet with this word)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam - Atlanta: Rodopoi, 1997), 187-8.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

gath m (genitive gatha, plural gathan or gathannan)

  1. arrow, dart
  2. barb, thorn, sting
  3. beam, ray
  4. knot (lump)
  5. spear, javelin
  6. spoke

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Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

gath

  1. Mutated form of cath (cat).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cath gath nghath chath