feis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Irish feis.

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Noun[edit]

feis (plural feiseanna)

  1. (Ireland) An Irish festival, usually including folk music, dancing, and sports.
  2. (Ireland) An Irish gathering at which new laws were decreed, as well as folk music, dancing, and sports.

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish feiss, fess.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feis f (genitive singular feise, nominative plural feiseanna)

  1. (literary) act of sleeping, of passing the night; accommodation, entertainment, for the night; bed and supper
  2. (literary) sleeping together, sexual intercourse; espousal, marriage
  3. . festival
    1. Irish language festival (with competitions)
  4. (literature) feast tale

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
feis fheis bhfeis
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feis f (genitive singular feise)

  1. sex, intercourse

Usage notes[edit]

  • Not to be confused with fèis, a festival.