dath

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dath (colour, dye).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dath m (genitive singular datha, nominative plural dathanna or datha)

  1. colour, pigment
  2. tint
  3. dye

Declension[edit]

With strong plural:

With weak plural:

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dath dhath ndath
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

dāth m

  1. death

Inflection[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dath n

  1. colour
  2. dye

Inflection[edit]

Neuter u-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative
Vocative
Accusative
Genitive
Dative
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
dath dath
pronounced with /ð(ʲ)-/
ndath
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish dath (colour, dye).

Noun[edit]

dath m (genitive singular datha, plural dathan)

  1. colour, pigment
    Amhairc an dath bàn-dhearg nam bilean. - Behold the pink color of the lips.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Scottish Gaelic · dathan (layout · text)
     bàn      glas      dubh
             dearg; ruadh              orainds; donn              buidhe; donn
             uaine              uaine              gorm; gorm
             liath; glas              liath              gorm
             purpaidh; guirmean              pinc; purpaidh              pinc