píast

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin bēstia.

Noun[edit]

píast f

  1. beast
  2. monster

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
píast phíast píast
pronounced with /b(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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