maoth

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish maeth, moeth ‎(soft, tender, yielding), from Old Irish moíth.

Adjective[edit]

maoth ‎(genitive singular masculine maoith, genitive singular feminine maoithe, plural maotha, comparative maoithe)

  1. soft, tender
  2. weak, enervate
  3. moist
  4. soppy, sentimental

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
maoth mhaoth unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish maeth, moeth ‎(soft, tender, yielding), from Old Irish moíth.

Adjective[edit]

maoth ‎(comparative maoithe)

  1. demulcent, moistened
  2. effeminate
  3. flaccid
  4. innocent, undefiled
  5. pliable, soft, gentle, tender, emollient

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