seasamh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sessam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

seasamh m (genitive seasaimh)

  1. Verbal noun of seas.
    Tá sí ina seasamh
    "She is standing up" (lit. "She is in her standing")
  2. (act or state of) standing, a standing position
    Tuitim as mo sheasamh
    "I fall down, faint"
  3. endurance, durability, resistance
    seasamh san aimsir
    "The weather is holding good"
  4. reliance
    Is ort atá mo sheasamh
    "I'm relying on you"
  5. tolerance, putting up with
    Níl seasamh ag aoinne léi
    "No one can put up with her"

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
seasamh sheasamh
after "an", tseasamh
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "seasaṁ" in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish sessam.

Noun[edit]

seasamh m (genitive seasaimh, plural seasamhan)

  1. Verbal noun of seas.
  2. attitude, position