uafás

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish úathbás.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uafás m (genitive uafáis, nominative plural uafáis)

  1. horror, terror
  2. astonishment, cause of astonishment
  3. vast or astonishing number or amount

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • bás (death)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
uafás n-uafás huafás t-uafás
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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