fosta

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See also: fostă and føsta

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish fosta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfˠɔsˠt̪ˠə/

Adjective[edit]

fosta

  1. (literary) steady, steadfast

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fosta

  1. also

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fosta fhosta bhfosta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • fosta” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “fosta” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 332.
  • "fosta" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “fosta” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “fosta” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German fastēn. Cognate with German fasten.

Verb[edit]

fosta

  1. to fast

Related terms[edit]