cistin

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cisten (compare Scottish Gaelic cidsin, Manx kishteen, kishtyn), a late form of cistenach, a borrowing from Middle English kitchen, kichene, kuchen, from Old English cycen, cycene (kitchen), from Proto-Germanic *kukinǭ (kitchen), probably a borrowing of Vulgar Latin cucīna (kitchen), from Latin coquō (I cook), from Proto-Indo-European *pekʷ- (to cook, become ripe).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cistin f (genitive singular cistine or cisteanach, nominative plural cistineacha)

  1. kitchen

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cistin chistin gcistin
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "cistin" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • cistenach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.