gaibid

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Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *gabyeti (to take, hold) (compare Welsh gafael), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰh₁bʰ- (compare Latin habeō, German geben).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

gaibid (verbal noun gabál)

  1. to hold, to grasp
  2. to take hold of
  3. to take, to seize, to capture

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
gaibid gaibid
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
ngaibid
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • gaibid” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.