fáidh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fáith, fáid, from Proto-Celtic *wāti- ‎(poet), from Proto-Indo-European *wéh₂tis, from *weh₂t- ‎(possessed, excited).

Noun[edit]

fáidh m ‎(genitive singular fáidh, nominative plural fáithe)

  1. wise man, sage
  2. (religion) seer, prophet

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (wise man, sage): saoi

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fáidh fháidh bhfáidh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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