codladh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cotlud m(act of sleeping, sleep), verbal noun of con·tuili(sleeps, falls asleep); synchronically codail(sleep, verb) +‎ -adh.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

codladh m ‎(genitive singular codlata)

  1. verbal noun of codail(sleep)
  2. sleep, slumber
    codladh orm.‎ ― I am sleepy. (lit. "Sleep is on me")
    Cuireann léamh codladh uirthi.‎ ― Reading makes her sleepy. (lit. "Reading puts sleep on her")
    Tá mo dhreatháir ina chodladh.‎ ― My brother is asleep. (lit. "My brother is in his sleep")

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
codladh chodladh gcodladh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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