frith-

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See also: frith, Frith, fríth, frìth, and friþ

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish frith- (counter-, beside, against), from the verbal nouns of Old Irish verbs like fris·beir, fris·aicci, fris·indlea with the initial preverb fri, from Proto-Celtic *writ- (compare Welsh wrth, prefix gwrth-), from the zero grade of Proto-Indo-European *wert- (to turn) (compare Latin versus (against)).

Prefix[edit]

frith-

  1. anti-, counter-
    Synonym: anta-
  2. back
    Synonyms: cúl-, frith-

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
frith- fhrith- bhfrith-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From frith.

Prefix[edit]

frith-

  1. by-, sub-
  2. counter-

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
frith fhrith
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.