cethair

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kʷetwares, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

Old Irish cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : cethair
    Ordinal : cethramad

cethair

  1. four

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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