fliuch

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fliuch, from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷos (compare Welsh gwlyb, Cornish glyb), from Proto-Indo-European *wleykʷ- (compare Latin liquō (to melt), Tocharian A lyīktsi (to wash)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fliuch (genitive singular feminine fliche, plural fliucha, comparative fliche)

  1. wet

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

fliuch (present analytic fliuchann, future analytic fliuchfaidh, verbal noun fliuchadh, past participle fliuchta)

  1. (intransitive) get or become wet
  2. (transitive) make wet

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fliuch fhliuch bhfliuch
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *wlikʷos (compare Welsh gwlyb, Cornish glyb), from Proto-Indo-European *wleykʷ- (compare Latin liquō (to melt), Tocharian A lyīktsi (to wash)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fliuch

  1. wet

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

fliuch ?

  1. damp, wet weather

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Mutation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fliuch, from Proto-Celtic *wlikʷos (compare Welsh gwlyb, Cornish glyb), from Proto-Indo-European *wleykʷ- (compare Latin liquō (to melt), Tocharian A lyīktsi (to wash)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fliuch (comparative fliuiche or fliche)

  1. wet, rainy, moist, damp, oozy
    fliucha rainy day
    fuar, fliuch gun deò léirsinncold, wet and stone blind
    bàta fliucha boat given to taking waves on board

Verb[edit]

fliuch (past fhliuch, future fliuchaidh, verbal noun fliuchadh, past participle fliuchte)

  1. wet, moisten
  2. water
  3. make drunk

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)
  • fliuch” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.