misg

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish mescae (drunkenness, intoxication) or mescc (drunk, intoxicated), from Proto-Indo-European *meik-sko- (mixed), from Proto-Indo-European *meik- (to mix).

Noun[edit]

misg f (genitive misge)

  1. drunkenness, intoxication, inebriation
    Uair air mhisg is uair air uisge. - One day drunk and one day drinking water. (literally "One time on drunkenness and one time on water.")

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