cead

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cet, from a reinterpretation of licet, from licet (it is allowed).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /cad̪ˠ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /cæːd̪ˠ/

Noun[edit]

cead m (genitive singular ceada, nominative plural ceadanna)

  1. permission, leave

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cead chead gcead
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "cet" in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “cead” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "cead" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cead m (genitive singular ceada, plural ceadan)

  1. permission, permit, license