dúiseacht

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dúsacht, dúisecht.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dúiseacht f (genitive singular dúiseachta)

  1. verbal noun of dúisigh
  2. state of being awake, aroused
    Tá mé i mo dhúiseacht.
    I am awake.
    Bhain sí dúiseacht as.
    She woke him up.
    An dtig leat an leanbh a dhúiseacht?
    Can you waken the child?
    Phreab mé i mo dhúiseacht.
    I awakened with a bound.
    Chuir Aindrias a iníon ina dúiseacht.
    Aindrias wakened his daughter.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dúiseacht dhúiseacht ndúiseacht
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • “dúiseaċt” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.