feadh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fed, from Old Irish ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feadh m (genitive singular feadha)

  1. extent, length

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

feadh (plus genitive, triggers no mutation)

  1. along (by the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to)
    feadh an bhóthairalong the road
    feadh an chladaighalong the shore

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feadh fheadh bhfeadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • 2 ed” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “feaḋ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "feadh" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fed, from Old Irish ed.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feadh m

  1. extent, length
  2. fathom

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2 ed” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.