gae

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See also: ga'e

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gae

  1. (archaic or dialectal) genitive singular of ga

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gae ghae ngae
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Verb[edit]

gae

  1. to go
    • 1861, Various, The Golden Treasury[1]:
      O waly waly, up the bank, And waly waly down the brae, And waly waly yon burn-side Where I and my Love wont to gae!
    • 1884, Alexander Leighton, Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland Volume 17[2]:
      Gae awa, gae awa--I canna thole the very thochts o' the story whilk thou ettles to ken."

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

gae

  1. simple past tense of gie
    • 1816, Sir Walter Scott, Old Mortality, Illustrated, Volume 1.[3]:
      Eh, Mr Henry! but the carle gae them a screed o' doctrine!
    • 1918, J. M. Barrie, A Window in Thrums[4]:
      Chirsty was in Tilliedrum last Teisday or Wednesday, an' Tibbie gae her a cup o' tea."

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ɡɑɨ̯/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ɡai̯/

Noun[edit]

gae

  1. Soft mutation of cae ‎(field).

Verb[edit]

gae

  1. Soft mutation of cae ‎((s/he) closes, shuts).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cae gae nghae chae
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.