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
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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
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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
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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.

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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]

  • Middle English: chep, chepe

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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]