faod

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fétaid (be able, can), from Old Irish ·éta, prototonic form of ad·cota (obtain).

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Verb[edit]

faod (indicative positive faodaidh, negative chan fhaod, question am faod)

  1. may, can (be allowed to)
    Am faod mi bruidhinn ris?May I speak to him?
    Faodaidh tu falbh a-nis.You can go now.

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Noun[edit]

faod n

  1. horse