cáinte

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See also: cainte

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish cáinte (satirist, lampooner), from cáinid (reviles, rails at, reproaches).

Noun[edit]

cáinte m (genitive singular cáinte, nominative plural cáintí)

  1. (literary) satirist, lampooner
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • bancháinte (female satirist, female lampooner)

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

cáinte

  1. past participle of cáin

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cáinte cháinte gcáinte
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.