cing

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See also: cíng and čiŋ

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nasal variation of cek. Compare Ancient Greek θιγγάνω (thingánō).

Verb[edit]

cing (first-person singular past tense cinga, participle cingur)

  1. to touch

Noun[edit]

cing m (indefinite plural cinga, definite singular cingu, definite plural cingat)

  1. faint noise

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

·cing

  1. third-person singular present indicative conjunct of cingid

cing

  1. second-person singular imperative of cingid

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kengets.[1]

Noun[edit]

cing m (genitive cinged)

  1. warrior, champion
    • c. 808, Félire Oengusso, published in Félire Óengusso Céli Dé: The Martyrology of Oengus the Culdee (1905, Harrison & Sons), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes, Feb. 14
      Hi rroí Ualentini, Marcellus ro·ringed; i flaith Chríst, ro·clandad ochtmoga cáin cinged.
      In the field of Valentinus, Marcellus was mangled; in the kingdom of Christ, eighty fair champions have been planted.
Inflection[edit]
Masculine t-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative cing cingidL, cing cingid
Vocative cing cingidL, cing cingeda
Accusative cingidN cingidL, cing cingeda
Genitive cinged cinged cingedN
Dative cingidL cingedaib cingedaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization
Descendants[edit]
  • Middle Irish: cing

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranko Matasović (2009), “*kenget-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 200

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Romanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cing

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cinge
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of cinge
  3. third-person plural present indicative of cinge