Saxa

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See also: saxa and saxã

Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Saxō, from West Proto-Germanic *sahsô (whence Old English Seaxan), probably originally a derivative of *sahsą (knife).

Noun[edit]

Saxa m (nominative plural Saxain)

  1. Saxon

Inflection[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
Saxa Ṡaxa unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • Saxa” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.