magadh

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Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish magad (mocking, jeering), a late form of mangad (compare modern meangadh (smile)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

magadh m (genitive singular magaidh)

  1. (act of) mocking; mockery, ridicule; joking

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
magadh mhagadh not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

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

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From magad (mocking, jeering), a late form of Middle Irish mangad (compare modern meangadh (smile)).

Noun[edit]

magadh m (genitive singular magaidh, plural magaidhean)

  1. verbal noun of mag
  2. deriding, act of deriding, scoffing, mocking
  3. mockery, derision, ridicule
  4. burlesque

Mutation[edit]

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
magadh mhagadh
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[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
  • magad” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.