clais

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clas.

Noun[edit]

clais f (genitive singular claise, nominative plural claiseanna)

  1. groove, rut
  2. furrow
  3. ditch, trench
  4. drain
  5. gutter
  6. channel

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
clais chlais gclais
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "clais" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “clais” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 144.
  • clas” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “clais” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “clais” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

clais f (genitive singular claise, plural claisean)

  1. groove, rut
  2. furrow
  3. ditch, trench
  4. drain
  5. gutter
  6. channel

Derived terms[edit]