cliabh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clíab.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cliabh m (genitive singular cléibh, nominative plural cléibh)

  1. a basket, creel, pannier
  2. breast, bosom, chest, ribs
  3. wicker frame (as of a boat)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cliabh chliabh gcliabh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • clíab” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "cliabh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “cliabh” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “cliabh” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish clíab.

Noun[edit]

cliabh m (genitive singular clèibh, plural clèibh)

  1. pannier
  2. creel
  3. chest, thorax
  4. stave (musical notation)

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