cais

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See also: CAIS, cáis, and caís

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cais

  1. inflection of cas (twisted, winding; curly; complicated, intricate; twisty, devious):
    1. vocative/genitive masculine singular
    2. (archaic) dative feminine singular

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cais chais gcais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French quai, from Old French cail, from Gaulish [Term?].

Noun[edit]

cais m (plural cais)

  1. quay, wharf, pier

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

cais

  1. second-person singular (tu) present indicative of cair
    Tu cais sozinho.
    You fall by yourself.

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

cais f pl

  1. plural of cal

Romanian[edit]

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Cais

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from caisă (apricot fruit)., from Turkish kayısı.

Noun[edit]

cais m (plural caiși)

  1. apricot (tree)

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cais m (plural ceisiadau)

  1. try, claim, request
  2. application, bid
  3. trunk call
  4. quest

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

cais

  1. third-person singular present indicative/future of ceisio

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cais gais nghais chais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.