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