ceathrú

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cethramad ‎(fourth), from cethair ‎(four).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceathrú f ‎(genitive singular ceathrún, nominative plural ceathrúna)

  1. a quarter
    ceathrú chun a trí‎ ― a quarter to three
    ceathrú tar éis a trí‎ ― a quarter past three
  2. thigh

Declension[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ceathrú ‎(triggers h-prothesis of a following vowel)

  1. (ordinal) fourth

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceathrú cheathrú gceathrú
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.