gath

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally ‘leaf’, from Proto-Albanian *gazda, from *gʷozdo, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷésdos (compare Old English cwist ‎(branch), Czech hvozd ‎(dense forest)).[1]

Noun[edit]

gath m (indefinite plural gathë, definite singular gathi)

  1. catkin, ament
  2. goat's dewlap

Related terms[edit]

  • gjeth (forms a doublet with this word)

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien (Amsterdam - Atlanta: Rodopoi, 1997), 187-8.

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

gath m pl

  1. (archaic or dialectal) genitive plural of ga

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gath ghath ngath
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish gath, goth ‎(dart, spear, javelin).

Noun[edit]

gath m ‎(genitive singular gatha, plural gathan or gathannan)

  1. arrow, dart
  2. barb, thorn, sting
  3. beam, ray
  4. knot (lump)
  5. spear, javelin
  6. spoke

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, ISBN 0 901771 92 9
  • gath” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • 3 goth” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Welsh[edit]

Noun[edit]

gath

  1. Soft mutation of cath ‎(cat).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cath gath nghath chath
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.