ceithern

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Middle Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ceithern f (genitive ceithirne)

  1. A band or troop of soldiers or fighting men, kern

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Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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