ceithearnach

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish ceithernach (member or leader of a ceithern), from ceithern (kern, band of fighting-men; band or collection of persons in general).

Noun[edit]

ceithearnach m (genitive singular ceithearnaigh, nominative plural ceithearnaigh)

  1. kern (light-armed foot soldier)
  2. (chess) pawn

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See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Irish · fir fichille (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
banríon caiseal easpag ridire ceithearnach, fichillín

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceithearnach cheithearnach gceithearnach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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