cuing

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See also: cúing

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

cuing

  1. Alternative spelling of cueing

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cuing, from Proto-Celtic *kom-yungis, from Proto-Indo-European *yung-, zero grade present stem of *yewg-.

Noun[edit]

cuing f (genitive singular cuinge, nominative plural cuingeacha)

  1. yoke
  2. bond, obligation
  3. tie, beam
  4. (geography) isthmus, narrow neck of land (as between two lakes)
  5. (music, typography) brace
  6. (historical) harness, defensive armour
  7. (figuratively) champion

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cuing chuing gcuing
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Middle Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *kom-yungis, from Proto-Indo-European *yung-, zero grade present stem of *yewg-.

Noun[edit]

cuing f

  1. yoke

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: cuing
  • Manx: quing
  • Scottish Gaelic: cuing

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cuing chuing cuing
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish cuing, from Proto-Celtic *kom-yungis, from Proto-Indo-European *yung-, zero grade present stem of *yewg-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cuing f (genitive singular cuinge, plural cuingean)

  1. (agriculture) yoke
  2. bond, obligation
  3. restraint, hinderance
  4. stoppage
  5. captivity
  6. strait, difficulty
  7. (nautical) yoke of a rudder

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]