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 dheartháir ina chodladh.My brother is asleep.
    (lit. "My brother is in his sleep")

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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.