cogain

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cocnaid, from Old Irish con·cná, from Proto-Celtic *knāyeti (to bite, chew), from Proto-Indo-European *kneh₂- (to bite, gnaw). Cognate with Scottish Gaelic cagainn and Welsh cnoi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cogain (present analytic cognaíonn, future analytic cognóidh, verbal noun cogaint, past participle coganta)

  1. to chew

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cogain chogain gcogain
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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