sceith

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sceïd, from Proto-Indo-European *sḱeyd-, *skeyt- (to vomit, retch, shit, literally to shed).

Noun[edit]

sceith f (genitive sceithe, nominative plural sceitheanna)

  1. vomit
  2. spawning, spawn
  3. overflow
  4. discharge, eruption
  5. spreading
  6. disintegration

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

sceith (present analytic sceitheann, future analytic sceithfidh, verbal noun sceitheadh, past participle sceite)

  1. to spew, vomit
  2. to spawn
  3. to overflow
  4. to pour forth, discharge, erupt
  5. to give away, divulge
  6. to spread, disseminate
  7. to burst forth (into bud, bloom)
  8. to burst open, explode
  9. to crumble, disintegrate
  10. to peel off, scale
  11. to fray, rip, unravel
  12. (of iceberg, etc.) to calve

Conjugation[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sceith

  1. Verbal noun of sceïd.