cogadh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cocad ‎(war, conflict; act of waging war).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cogadh m ‎(genitive singular cogaidh, nominative plural cogaí or cogaíocha)

  1. war, warfare
    Proverb: Ní buan cogadh na gcarad.‎ ― A quarrel between friends is soon healed.

Declension[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cogadh chogadh gcogadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • cocad” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “cogaḋ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "cogadh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish cocad ‎(war, conflict; act of waging war).

Noun[edit]

cogadh m ‎(genitive singular cogaidh, plural cogaidhean)

  1. verbal noun of cog
  2. war, fighting, warfare

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • cocad” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.