cathaige

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From cath(battle) +‎ -ige.

Noun[edit]

cathaige m ‎(nominative plural cathaigi)

  1. fighter, warrior
Inflection[edit]
Masculine io-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Etymology 2[edit]

From cathach(bellicose) +‎ -e.

Noun[edit]

cathaige f

  1. martial spirit
Inflection[edit]
Feminine iā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Mutation[edit]

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

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