fíad

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wēdu-, from Proto-Indo-European *widhu (tree).

Noun[edit]

fíad m

  1. game, wild animals
  2. deer
  3. wasteland, wilderness
  4. honour
  5. respect
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wēdo- (sight, presence), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (perceive, see).

Preposition[edit]

fíad

  1. before
  2. in front of

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fíad ḟíad fíad
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.