gadaí

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gataige (thief), from gait f (taking away, abstracting (something from a person); purloining, theft, robbery).

Noun[edit]

gadaí m (genitive singular gadaí, nominative plural gadaithe)

  1. thief

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gadaí ghadaí ngadaí
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

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