From Old Irish ·fácaib, prototonic form of fo·ácaib, from *fo-ad-gaib-, from Proto-Celtic *gabyo- (“take, hold”), from Proto-Indo-European *ghabh- (“take”); compare Welsh gafael (“hold”), Latin habeō (“have”).
† Dialect form
‡The d’ of this form is found only in the independent construction; it disappears in the dependent construction.
- (go away): imigh
|Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.