meá

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See also: mea, meã, and me'a

Irish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish med, from Proto-Celtic *medā, from Proto-Indo-European *med- (measure, consider). Akin to meas. Cognate with Old English metan, Latin modius, and Ancient Greek μέδιμνος (médimnos, medimnus). Compare Scottish Gaelic meidh.

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Noun[edit]

meá f (genitive singular as substantive meá, genitive as verbal noun meáite, nominative plural meánna)

  1. A scale, measure
  2. weights
  3. A balance
  4. verbal noun of meáigh
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish mid, from Proto-Celtic *medu (wine), from Proto-Indo-European *médʰu (honey; honey wine). Cognate with Old English medu,

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Noun[edit]

meá f (genitive singular meá, nominative plural meánna)

  1. mead.
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Mutation[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

meá

  1. (Latin America) Informal second-person singular (voseo) affirmative imperative form of mear.