cead

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See also: céad

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cead m (genitive singular ceada, nominative plural ceadanna)

  1. permission, leave
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

cead m (genitive singular ceid, nominative plural ceid)

  1. tip-cat
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.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cead m (genitive singular ceada, plural ceadan)

  1. permission, permit, license, leave
  2. farewell, adieu

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “cead”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • G. Toner, M. Ní Mhaonaigh, S. Arbuthnot, D. Wodtko, M.-L. Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 cet”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language