contae

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman counté, from Latin comitātus, from comes (count). Akin to English county.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

contae m (genitive singular contae, nominative plural contaetha)

  1. county

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
contae chontae gcontae
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 166.
  2. ^ Quiggin, E. C. (1906) A Dialect of Donegal, Cambridge University Press, page 24

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