foscadh

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Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish foscad (shadow; protection), from fo- + scáth (shade, shadow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foscadh m (genitive singular foscaidh, nominative plural foscaí)

  1. shelter (a refuge or other protection)
  2. (literary) shade

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
foscadh fhoscadh bhfoscadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • “foscaḋ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.

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