cladh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clad (ditch, trench).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cladh m (genitive singular claidh, nominative plural claidh)

  1. (literary) ditch, trench
  2. (literary) earthwork

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cladh chladh gcladh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • Franz Nikolaus Finck, 1899, Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, 153.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish clad (ditch, trench).

Noun[edit]

cladh m (genitive singular cladha or claidh, plural cladhan)

  1. graveyard, churchyard, cemetery, burial ground

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cladh m (genitive singular cladha, plural cladhan)

  1. verbal noun of cladh
  2. spawn

Verb[edit]

cladh (past chladh, future cladhaidh, verbal noun cladh, past participle cladhte)

  1. spawn