ceap

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish cepp (tree stump; stock), from Latin cippus (stake).

Noun[edit]

ceap m (genitive singular cip, nominative plural ceapa)

  1. stock
  2. block, base
  3. pad
  4. last
  5. nave, hub
  6. compact body
  7. (of person) chief, protector
  8. (horticulture) bed, plot
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ceap (present analytic ceapann, future analytic ceapfaidh, verbal noun ceapadh, past participle ceaptha) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. chip, block out
  2. fashion
  3. shape, invent
  4. appoint, assign
  5. conceive, think
  6. mean, intend
  7. block the path of, stop, catch
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From French cèpe, from Latin cippus (stake); see etymology 1.

Noun[edit]

ceap m (genitive singular cip, nominative plural ceapa)

  1. cep, porcini
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceap cheap gceap
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "ceap" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cepp” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • ceppaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “ceap” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 127.
  • “ceapaim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 127.
  • cep” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • Entries containing “ceap” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kaupaz, from Latin caupo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ċēap m

  1. cattle, any commodity
  2. trade
  3. bargain

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cepp (tree stump; stock), from Latin cippus (stake).

Noun[edit]

ceap m (genitive singular cip, plural cip or ceapan or ceapannan)

  1. block, lump
  2. last (shoemaker's)
  3. cap (head garment)
  4. cape (piece of land)
  5. fret (on a string instrument)

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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