cogadh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish cocad (war, conflict; act of waging war). Synchronically analyzable as cog +‎ -adh, but historically the verb is a back-formation from the noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. war, warfare
    Ní buan cogadh na gcarad.
    A quarrel between friends is soon healed. (proverb)
  2. verbal noun of cog
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cogadh

  1. past indicative autonomous of cog

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cogadh

  1. inflection of cog:
    1. past subjunctive analytic
    2. third-person singular imperative

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.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cogadh m (genitive singular cogaidh, plural cogaidhean)

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

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “cogadh”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “cocad”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language