cás

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle English cas, from Anglo-Norman casse (box, chest, case) (compare Old French chasse), from Latin capsa (box, bookcase), from capiō (I take, seize, hold).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cás m (genitive singular cáis, nominative plural cásanna)

  1. case
    D’fhág sin figiúr iomlán de 2 chás idir lámha.
    It gave an overall figure of 2 cases in hand.
  2. affair
  3. cage
  4. suitcase
  5. concern
  6. situation
  7. scenario
  8. shell

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cás chás gcás
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.