foraoisigh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From foraois (forest) +‎ -igh (verbal suffix).

Verb[edit]

foraoisigh (present analytic foraoisíonn, future analytic foraoiseoidh, verbal noun foraoisiú, past participle foraoisithe)

  1. (transitive) forest, afforest
    Synonyms: coilltigh
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

foraoisigh

  1. genitive singular masculine of foraoiseach (forested)
  2. vocative singular masculine of foraoiseach
  3. (archaic) dative singular feminine of foraoiseach

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
foraoisigh fhoraoisigh bhforaoisigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • afforest” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.