meá

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish med, from Proto-Celtic *medā, from Proto-Indo-European *med- (measure, consider). Akin to meas. Cognate with Old English metan (English mete); Latin modius, Ancient Greek μέδιμνος (médimnos, medimnus). Compare Scottish Gaelic meidh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meá f (genitive meá, nominative plural meánna)

  1. A scale, measure
  2. weights
  3. A balance
  4. Verbal noun of meáigh.

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meá mheá unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.