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Alternative forms[edit]


From Old Irish guidid, from Proto-Celtic *gʷedyeti, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰédʰyeti (to request, pray, ask for).



guigh (present analytic guíonn, future analytic guífidh, verbal noun guí, past participle guite)

  1. to pray



Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
guigh ghuigh nguigh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.


  1. ^ “guiḋim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  2. ^ Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. II, p. 124.
  3. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1975, The Irish of Cois Fhairrge, Co. Galway: A Phonetic Study, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 547.
  4. ^ Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 180.

Further reading[edit]

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