eug

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish éc (compare Irish éag), from Proto-Celtic *ankus (compare Middle Welsh angheu), from Proto-Indo-European *neḱ- (compare Ancient Greek νέκυς ‎(nékus), Latin nex).

Verb[edit]

eug ‎(past dh'eug, future eugaidh, verbal noun eug or eugadh, past participle eugte)

  1. (formal) die, expire
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish écaid ‎(dies, verb); compare above.

Noun[edit]

eug m ‎(genitive singular èig)

  1. verbal noun of eug
  2. (formal) death, demise

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • éc” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • écaid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.