cert

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See also: CERT, čert, and cert.

English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

cert

  1. Alternative form of cert.

Noun[edit]

cert (plural certs)

  1. (informal) Certificate.
    I bought some gift certs for my family for Christmas.
  2. (informal) A certainty; something guaranteed to happen.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin certus.

Adjective[edit]

cert (feminine certa, masculine plural certs, feminine plural certes)

  1. true
  2. certain

Ladin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin certus.

Adjective[edit]

cert m (feminine singular certa, masculine plural certs, feminine plural certes)

  1. certain
  2. some

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin certus.

Adjective[edit]

cert m (oblique and nominative feminine singular certe)

  1. certain; sure

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin certus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cert (comparative certu)

  1. correct, right, proper, fitting
  2. fair, just
  3. (of material objects) straight, even
  4. (of numbers, quantities etc.) exact, precise

Inflection[edit]

o/ā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cert cert cert
Vocative cirt*
cert**
Accusative cert cirt
Genitive cirt cirte cirt
Dative cert, cirt cirt cert, cirt
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative cirt certa
Vocative certu
certa
Accusative certu
certa
Genitive cert
Dative certaib
Notes *modifying a noun whose vocative is different from its nominative

**modifying a noun whose vocative is identical to its nominative
† not when substantivized

Noun[edit]

cert n, m

  1. the right, what is proper, correctness
  2. (in quasi-legal sense) right, claim, entitlement
  3. justice, fair dealing

Inflection[edit]

Neuter o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative certN certN certL, certa
Vocative certN certN certL, certa
Accusative certN certN certL, certa
Genitive cirtL cert certN
Dative cert, cirtL certaib certaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Masculine o-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative cert certL cirtL
Vocative cirt certL certu
Accusative certN certL certu
Genitive cirtL cert certN
Dative cert, cirtL certaib certaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

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

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin certus.

Adjective[edit]

cert m, n (feminine singular certă, masculine plural cerți, feminine and neuter plural certe)

  1. certain, sure, doubtless
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

cert

  1. first-person singular present tense form of certa.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of certa.