fiach

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish fïach.

Noun[edit]

fiach m ‎(genitive singular fiaigh, nominative plural fiacha)

  1. raven
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish fíach ‎(debt).

Noun[edit]

fiach m ‎(genitive singular féich, nominative plural fiacha)

  1. debt
  2. liability
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Etymology 3[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

fiach m ‎(genitive singular fiaigh)

  1. hunting
  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.

References[edit]

  • "fiach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 fíach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • fiach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • fíadach” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fïach m ‎(nominative plural fiaich)

  1. raven

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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.

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fíach ‎(debt).

Noun[edit]

fiach m ‎(genitive singular fèich, plural fiachan)

  1. worth, value
  2. debt

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Adjective[edit]

fiach

  1. worth, worthy, worthwhile
  2. valuable

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