dea-

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See also: dea, Dea, DEA, dèa, de'a, and deá-

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish deg-, dag (good), from Proto-Celtic *degos (good), *dagos (good) (compare Welsh da).

Prefix[edit]

dea-

  1. good, well-
    Synonyms: deas, maith

Derived terms[edit]


Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
dea- dhea- ndea-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "dea-" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 deg-” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • Entries containing “dea-” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.