fecht

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Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wextā (compare Welsh gwaith), from Proto-Indo-European *weǵh- (to carry drive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fecht f (genitive fechtae)

  1. turn, time

Declension[edit]

Feminine ā-stem
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative fechtL fechtL fechtaH
Vocative fechtL fechtL fechtaH
Accusative fechtN fechtL fechtaH
Genitive fechtaeH fechtL fechtN
Dative fechtL fechtaib fechtaib
Initial mutations of a following adjective:
  • H = triggers aspiration
  • L = triggers lenition
  • N = triggers nasalization

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

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Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fɛçt], [feːçt]
  • (South Scots) IPA(key): [faeçt]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English feohtan, from Proto-Germanic *fehtaną.

Verb[edit]

fecht (third-person singular present fechts, present participle fechtin, past fechtit or focht or feucht, past participle fechtit or fochten or feuchten)

  1. to fight
  2. to struggle in the battle of life against misfortune, poverty, etc.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English feoht, from the verb.

Noun[edit]

fecht (plural fechts)

  1. fight, struggle, battle
  2. exertion, pugnacity