ceilid

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Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ceilid

  1. (archaic, Munster) third-person plural present indicative and present subjunctive of ceil

Usage notes[edit]

The standard modern language uses the analytic constructions ceileann siad in the indicative and (go g)ceile siad in the subjunctive.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceilid cheilid gceilid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *keleti, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱéleti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ceilid

  1. to hide, to conceal

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
ceilid cheilid ceilid
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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