adclaid

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ad- +‎ claidid (to dig).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ad·claid (prototonic ·aclaid)

  1. to hunt, fish
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 112b2:
      an ad·cladat glosses aucupantes
      those who hunt
    • c. 810, Florence Glosses on Philargyrus, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, p. 48, l. 6 (repeated on p. 362, last line):
      ad·cichlus glosses venabor
      I shall hunt

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: achladh (act of fishing)
  • Scottish Gaelic: achladh (act of fishing), achlaid (chase, pursuit)

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ad·claid ad·chlaid ad·claid
pronounced with /-ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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