déad

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dét, from Proto-Celtic *dantom (compare Welsh dant), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts (compare Latin dēns, Old English tōþ, Lithuanian dantìs, Ancient Greek ὀδούς (odoús), Persian دندان (dandân).

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Noun[edit]

déad m (genitive singular déid, nominative plural déada)

  1. tooth
  2. set of teeth
  3. (carpentry) dovetail

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
déad dhéad ndéad
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.