cath

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

cath ‎(plural caths)

  1. Abbreviation of cathode.
  2. Abbreviation of catheter.

Verb[edit]

cath ‎(third-person singular simple present caths, present participle cathing, simple past and past participle cathed)

  1. (transitive) To fit (somebody) with a catheter.
    • 2004, Adrian Sandler, Living with Spina Bifida (page 160)
      At the spina bifida camp, we've had about twenty-five kids lining up outside the "Med Shed," needing to be cathed before breakfast.
    • 2010, Judith Rogers, The Disabled Woman's Guide to Pregnancy and Birth
      Unlike Sharon, Sherry Adele was able to return to self-cathing after delivery.

Anagrams[edit]


Cornish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *kattā, from Proto-Celtic *kattā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cath f (plural cathes)

  1. cat

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cath, from Primitive Irish ᚉᚐᚈᚈᚒ ‎(cattu), from Proto-Celtic *katus (compare Welsh cad), from Proto-Indo-European *kátus ‎(fight).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cath m ‎(genitive singular catha, nominative plural cathanna)

  1. battle
  2. (literature) battle tale

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cath chath gcath
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "cath" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cath” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Primitive Irish ᚉᚐᚈᚈᚒ ‎(cattu), from Proto-Celtic *katus (compare Welsh cad), from Proto-Indo-European *kátus ‎(fight).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cath m ‎(u-stem)

  1. battle, fight
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 34a20
      in chatho glosses proelii
    • c. 875, Milan Glosses on the Psalms, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 7–483, Ml. 112a5
      amal dunem-side nech iarna chúl hi cath
      behind him in battle
    • c. 845, St. Gall Glosses on Priscian, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1975, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. II, pp. 49–224, Sg. 44a1
      fon chath glosses sub Marte
  2. troop, battalion

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cath, from Primitive Irish ᚉᚐᚈᚈᚒ ‎(cattu), from Proto-Celtic *katus, from Proto-Indo-European *kátus ‎(fight).

Noun[edit]

cath m ‎(genitive singular catha, plural cathan)

  1. battle

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • cath” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *kattā, from Proto-Celtic *kattā.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cath m, f (plural cathod or cathau)

  1. cat; wildcat
  2. cat, tipcat; cat-o'-nine-tails

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cath gath nghath chath
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]