cís

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cís n (genitive singular císs, no plural)

  1. (music) C sharp

Declension[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cēnsus.

Noun[edit]

cís m or n

  1. tax, tribute, cess, rent

Inflection[edit]

Masculine u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative cís císL císae
Vocative cís císL císu
Accusative císN císL císu
Genitive císoH, císaH císo, císa císaeN
Dative císL císaib císaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Neuter u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative císN císL císL, císa
Vocative císN císL cís
Accusative císN císL cís
Genitive císoH, císaH císoN, císaN císaeN
Dative císL císaib císaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: cíos
  • Manx: keesh
  • Scottish Gaelic: cìs

Mutation[edit]

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