fiach

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish fïach.

Noun[edit]

fiach m (genitive singular fiaigh or féich, nominative plural fiacha)

  1. raven
    Synonyms: Dónall dubh, fiach dubh
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish fíach (debt).

Noun[edit]

fiach m (genitive singular féich, nominative plural fiacha)

  1. (usually in the plural) debt
    Synonym: fiachas
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Irish fíadach; synchronically fia (deer) +‎ -ach.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

fiach m (genitive singular fiaigh)

  1. hunting
    Synonyms: sealgaireacht, seilg
  2. chasing
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fiach fhiach bhfiach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wesākos.

Noun[edit]

fïach m (nominative plural fiaich)

  1. raven
    Synonyms: bran, trogan

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fiach ḟiach fiach
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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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fíach (debt).

Noun[edit]

fiach m (genitive singular fèich, plural fiachan)

  1. worth, value
    Synonym: luach
  2. debt
    Synonym: comain

Adjective[edit]

fiach

  1. worth, worthy, worthwhile
  2. valuable
    Synonyms: prìseil, luachmhor

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
fiach fhiach
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]