eitigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish etchid, etigid, from eitech(refusal, refusing), verbal noun of Old Irish as·toing(refuses, literally swears away from, removes by oath).

Verb[edit]

eitigh (present analytic eitíonn, future analytic eiteoidh, verbal noun eiteach, past participle eitithe)

  1. (transitive) refuse, reject
    Proverb:
    Níor eitigh páipéar bán dúch riamh.‎ ― Youth is impressionable.
    (literally “Blank paper never rejected ink.”)
Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eitigh m sg

  1. genitive singular of eiteach(refusal)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

eitigh m sg

  1. genitive singular of eiteach(wings; plumes, feathers; fins)

Adjective[edit]

eitigh

  1. vocative singular masculine of eiteach(winged; pennate, plumed, feathered; finned)
  2. genitive singular masculine of eiteach
  3. (archaic) dative singular feminine of eiteach

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
eitigh n-eitigh heitigh unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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