uisge

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish uisce, from Proto-Celtic *udskiom, from Proto-Indo-European *ud-, Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uisge m (genitive uisge, plural uisgeachan)

  1. water
  2. rain, shower
    Tha an t-uisge ann. - It is raining.
  3. river, stream
  4. (rare) wave

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