ceas

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ceas m (genitive singular ceasa)

  1. surfeit
  2. excess
  3. oppression, sorrow
  4. (literary) lethargy, inertia; debility
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceas f (genitive singular cise, nominative plural ciseanna)

  1. Alternative form of cis (wicker container; basket, crate; plaited or crossed twigs as support for causeway)
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceas cheas gceas
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 *kausō (dispute, litigation), from Latin causa (reason, cause, case, dispute, reproach). Cognate with Old Frisian kāse (lawsuit, case), Old High German kōsa (lawsuit, case).

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Noun[edit]

ċēas f

  1. dispute; quarrel
  2. contention; strife
  3. chiding; rebuke; reproof

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: ches

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language; compare Common Slavic *časъ (time).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ceas n (plural ceasuri)

  1. hour
  2. clock, watch

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