éist

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See also: eist and èist

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish éistid, éitsid ‎(listens, hearkens, attends).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

éist ‎(present analytic éisteann, future analytic éistfidh, verbal noun éisteacht, past participle éiste)

  1. (intransitive) listen (le ‎(to))
  2. (transitive) hear
    1. give formal hearing to
    2. pay particular attention to
    3. heed, grant
  3. (transitive, intransitive)
    1. be silent
    2. desist from

Inflection[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Verb[edit]

éist ‎(past dh'éist, future éistidh, verbal noun éisteachd, past participle éiste)

  1. Alternative form of èist